Stern, Paul Bernard

Individual Personnel Data
Name Stern, Paul Bernard
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-710339
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #139 dated 16 July 1944
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 27 December 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York: Section H Site 8281




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. LeDonne, Edward GPilotCT
2nd Lt. Salley, Thomas R, JrCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Stern, Paul BernardNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Grady, George JamesBombardierPOW
SGT. Bickford, Robert GeorgeRadio Operator / GunnerTBD
S/SGT. O'Hare, Richard WEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Williams, Herbert HowardBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Sievert, Clifford LTail GunnerCT
SGT. Early, James WFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Tormey, Robert DFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 26 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
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167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
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168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, low group.
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169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Navigator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
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174 7 August 1944 Target: Aircraft Fuel Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dugny (Paris), France
Navigator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High group flying spare; joined formation.
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175 8 August 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Bretteville-sur-Laize, France
Navigator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
Low group hot camera ship.
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185 26 August 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron lead, low group.
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198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑31222 Combat Mission Credit
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199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Navigator 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
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200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
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201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
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204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
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205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron. Released bombs early.
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207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
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213 18 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
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215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron.
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216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
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218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
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219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Navigator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
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223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Navigator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
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224 10 November 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Ostheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
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226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
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227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Bassingbourn, due to weather.
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229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Aldermaston, due to weather.
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243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Gons, Germany
Navigator 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy. Landed away at Ridgewell due to weather.
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244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron. Sustained battle damage and attempted to land away at RAF Manston, Kent. Crashed into aircraft in the dispersal area and exploded, killing the entire crew.
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