Harris, George Warren, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Harris, George Warren, Jr
Rank Captain / Major
Serial Number O-399610
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #362 dated 28 December 1942, effective 28 December 1942.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 29 May 1944 - Headquarters, US Strategic Air Forces, effective 27 May 1944.
Duty Commanding Officer
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 27 May 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Appointed as a member of a Flying Evaluation Board, to meet at the call of the President to act on such cases as might be referred to it by these headquarters (384th Bombardment Group) per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #101 dated 21 September 1943.
  • Granted an eight day leave of absence effective 10 January 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #6 dated 8 January 1944.
  • Ordered on Temporary Duty to London for one day on or about 31 January 1944, purpose, Official Business per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #21 dated 30 January 1944.
  • Appointed as a member of a Flying Evaluation Board, to meet at the call of the President to act on such cases as might be referred to it by these headquarters (384th Bombardment Group) per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #25 dated 6 February 1944.




Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 19 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Commander 42‑3231 Aircraft did not take off.
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30037. Did not take off.
Sortie Report
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Co-pilot 42‑30030 Combat Mission Credit
Group Lead.
Sortie Report
-- 9 July 1943 Location: Pilot 42‑30032 Flt Ldr 1943‑07-09
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Commander 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Group Lead.
Sortie Report
13 30 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Commander 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
20 3 September 1943 Target: Air Park and Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Pilot 42‑30033 Combat Mission Credit
Flight leader
Sortie Report
25 23 September 1943 Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
Co-pilot 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Group Lead. Landed away at RAF Warmwell, Dorset, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
28 4 October 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Commander 42‑3218 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
32 14 October 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Commander 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. Only plane to return to Grafton Underwood.
Sortie Report
34 3 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Commander 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
41 11 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Commander 42‑5838 Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37848. Because of the delay in changing ships, unable to locate formation.
Sortie Report
47 30 December 1943 Target: I. G. Farben Industrie, Chemical/Synthetic Rubber Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑5909 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy; aircraft and unidentified crew supplied by 482nd BG.
Sortie Report
51 7 January 1944 Target: Powerhouse
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Commander 42‑37848 Aborted mission after taking off.
Group lead. Became separated from formation in dense clouds after group assembly; failed to make wing rendezvous.
Sortie Report
54 21 January 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Preuseville, France
Commander 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group Lead.
Sortie Report
58 4 February 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Commander 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead, 41st A Combat Wing.
Sortie Report
65 22 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt & Aschersleben, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group Lead.
Sortie Report
67 25 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Ball Bearings Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Augsburg & Stuttgart, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group Lead.
Sortie Report
70 3 March 1944 Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Commander 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
77 19 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-2 Storage and Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Commander 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Commander 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Commander 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Commander 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Lead.
Sortie Report

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