Wolf, Charles Elmer, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Wolf, Charles Elmer, Jr
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-761488
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #119 dated 22 June 1944
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 30 November 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Trained as a bombardier at Victorville AAF, Victorville, California. Completed training in December 1943 and was transferred to Drew Field in Tampa, Florida, with reporting date 5 January 1944.
  • Placed on seven days Temporary duty to Aylsfield House, Alton, N. Hants (a Flak House) on 16 August 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #162 dated 13 August 1944.
  • Promoted from 2LT to 1LT effective 25 October 1944, per squadron history (microfilm A0641-00114).
Related Documents MACR 7454 (4.972 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Pranger, Nicholas VincentPilotCT
2nd Lt. Vaden, Kenneth UnderwoodCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Singer, William AndrewNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Wolf, Charles Elmer, JrBombardierCT
T/SGT. Neyer, Ralph RichardRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Brooker, Cameron HutchisonEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Browne, Erle RoydenBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Kidwell, Hugh ThomasTail GunnerPOW
PVT. Sullivan, John JosephFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 36 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Bombardier 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Bombardier 42‑107083 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 0525; reasons unknown.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Bombardier 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, high group.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A wing. Tailgunner bailed out during violent prop wash, apparently believing the aircraft was in trouble.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Bombardier 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Bombardier 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Zinnowitz, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back with a sick crew member. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Bombardier 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
High group.
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low squdron deputy, H group.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑31222 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, low group. Ground spare aircraft; replaced 42‑107057.
Sortie Report
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron lead, high group.
Sortie Report
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
184 25 August 1944 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Bombardier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
195 17 September 1944 Target: Light Gun Positions, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: 's-Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Bombardier 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
D squadron.
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Bombardier 42‑107148 Combat Mission Credit
Ground spare aircraft; replaced 42‑97251.
Sortie Report
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron. Released bombs early.
Sortie Report
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
213 18 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Bombardier 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Bombardier 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Ostheim, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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