Bronzetti, Warren J

Individual Personnel Data
Name Bronzetti, Warren J
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 42060052
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #208 dated 20 October 1944
Duty Flexible Gunner / Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 6 April 1945
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York
Related Documents AR 45-04-06-523 (6.090 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Zink, Joseph DPilotCT
2nd Lt. Barnett, Jack (NMI)Co-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Hudspeth, Edwin GNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Foreman, John Frederick, JrBombardierCT
CPL. Lucas, WilliamRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Cazer, Vinton GEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Cardell, Raymond HowardBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Early, Francis MoaleTail GunnerCT
CPL. Bronzetti, Warren JFlexible GunnerKIA
CPL. Green, James AFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 34 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8409 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Ostheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
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227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron, 41st Bomb Wing D group.
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97309 Aborted mission after taking off.
Hot camera ship; turned back due to internal engine failure.
Sortie Report
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑107148 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Hunston (probably RAF Hunsdon), due to weather.
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back; #3 prop feathered.
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232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
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239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Gons, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron.
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245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
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246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
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248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
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249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
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250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8211 Aborted mission after taking off.
Group lead. Turned back over field due to mechanical failure.
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261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy; Gee-H ship.
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263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8408 Aborted mission after taking off.
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266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy. Landed away at Bassingbourn Airfield, Station 121.
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272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron lead; PFF ship.
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279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
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282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
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286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy; PFF ship; lead squadron hot camera ship.
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287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8789 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron lead; PFF ship.
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295 23 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF and Gee-H ship.
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296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑6923 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead. PFF ship.
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299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑39019 Combat Mission Credit
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301 31 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron.
Sortie Report
305 6 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑6923 Crashed near Broughton after takeoff; crew killed.
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