Goldman, Robert Phillip

Individual Personnel Data
Name Goldman, Robert Phillip   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 16101071   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, effective 11 March 1943.
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 29 July 1943
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15
Additional Information
Promoted to Technical Sergeant effective 15 June 1943 per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 18 June 1943.
Related Documents Post Loss Document File #12

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Manning, Raymond WalterPilotCT
2nd Lt. Gauntt, Norman AltonCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Henley, R O (IO), JrNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Dillon, Warren BlodgettBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Brittain, Arthur EdwardRadio Operator / GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Goldman, Robert PhillipRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Overbaugh, Paul LonEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Quaranta, Robert JohnTail GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Avey, Howard FrancisFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Williams, Joseph P (IO)Flexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 7 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Radio Operator 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
Tail gunner's feet were frostbitten.
Sortie Report
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Radio Operator 42‑3216 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back with #3 engine running rough, low oil pressure and smoking; feathered engine.
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Radio Operator 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Radio Operator 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Radio Operator 42‑29985 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Radio Operator 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, group deputy.
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑5855 Combat Mission Credit
The pilot was wounded shortly after crossing the enemy coast, so co-pilot flew most of the mission.
Sortie Report
12 29 July 1943 Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑29700 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down by enemy aircraft after attacking target of opportunity (TOO) with the group. No MACR.
Sortie Report

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