Tuck, Sam Gail

Individual Personnel Data
Name Tuck, Sam Gail
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-776139
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #204 dated 15 October 1944, effective 15 October 1944.
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
Granted a seven day operational leave per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 9 May 1945.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
Capt. Gilmore, James RobsonPilotCT
2nd Lt. Tuck, Sam GailCo-pilotTBD
2nd Lt. Bink, Howard HNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Berwald, Raymond EdwardBombardierCT
SGT. London, Albert (NMI)Radio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Bierowski, Mitchell StephenEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Dameron, Fred (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Lewandowski, Leo JosephTail GunnerCT
CPL. Gibson, Vergil LeRoyFlexible GunnerCT
CPL. Lott, Homer LeeFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 26 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
225 11 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Fairwood Common near Swansea, Wales.
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Göns, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Pilot 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
High Squadron lead; PFF ship. Returned early after entering enemy airspace, because right waist and bombardier's oxygen regulators 'blew up'. Attacked a target of opportunity, a factory, in Nordhorn, Germany.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38801 Lead Squadron hot camera ship. Did not take off because bad weather halted flight operations.
Sortie Report
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Pilot 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Pilot 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Pilot 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Pilot 44‑8789 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
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
Pilot 42‑97986 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Pilot 44‑8789 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
308 10 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Pilot 44‑8401 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Commander 44‑8401 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Commander 44‑8923 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report

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