2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Zeligson, Robert Lee

Individual Personnel Data
Name Zeligson, Robert Lee
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-2064373
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #204 dated 15 October 1944, effective 15 October 1944.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - Casual Pool, 70th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station 594, B-17 Crewman, effective 20 May 1945.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 20 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Granted a seven day operational leave of absence effective 26 December 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #255 dated 24 December 1944.
  • Granted a seven day operational leave of absence effective 12 May 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #101 dated 10 May 1945.
  • Returned to the ZOI as part of a B-17 crew.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hoppen, Jack StewartPilotCT
2nd Lt. Stundis, Hilari HCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Zeligson, Robert LeeNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Adams, John HBombardierTBD
CPL. Durborow, Clarence JamesTogglierCT
CPL. Clingler, Warren EugeneRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Dobrescu, Frederick JohnEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Lemon, Delbert KennethBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Moslein, Augustus FredTail GunnerCT
CPL. Cavanaugh, Bernard FrancisFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 28 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth Squadron.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Navigator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Navigator 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Navigator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron.
Sortie Report
225 11 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Navigator 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship. Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Navigator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Navigator 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑38850 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Göns, Germany
Navigator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. Landed away at Bassingbourn Airfield, AAF Station 121.
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Navigator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Navigator 44‑8668 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8789 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Navigator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron, Squadron Lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Navigator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H aircraft.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Navigator 44‑8853 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship. Left formation over friendly territory and landed away at on Continent.
Sortie Report

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