Neumann, James H

Individual Personnel Data
Name Neumann, James H
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-4069090
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #239 dated 5 December 1944
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 16 April 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
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Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Gilmer, Charles EPilotCT
2nd Lt. Edwards, Robert ACo-pilotTR
2nd Lt. Neumann, James HNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Wickander, Wallace HBombardierCT
CPL. Alessi, Vincent (NMI)Radio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Sainsbury, Joseph AEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Anderson, Carl EBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Scarce, James Richard, Jr, "Dick"Tail GunnerCT
CPL. Drew, John EFlexible GunnerTBD

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Navigator 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Navigator 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship. Landed at Grafton Underwood.
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Göns, Germany
Navigator 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Low Squadron Hot Camera ship.
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Navigator 42‑32106 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Lead Squadron
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Navigator 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Navigator 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Navigator 43‑38752 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire.
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Navigator 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Attacked target with the 303rd BG. Landed away at Molesworth Airfield, AAF Station 107.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Navigator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Navigator 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Bassingbourn AIrfield, AAF Station 121.
Sortie Report
272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Navigator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Navigator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Navigator 43‑38974 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Navigator 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Manston, Kent, due to shot out hydraulic system
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Navigator 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to engine failure (said to have 'exploded'); bomb load jettisoned at 'Point B.'
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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