Ackerman, Wendell Durward

Individual Personnel Data
Name Ackerman, Wendell Durward   
Rank Sergeant
Serial Number 11040507   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #79 dated 23 August 1943, effective 23 August 1943.
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 30 December 1943
Results Wounded In Action
DecorationsAwarded the Purple Heart Medal for wounds received on 22 December 1943.
Additional Information
  • Sustained Moderately Severe Frostbite over Northwestern Germany on 22 December 1943.
  • Transferred to the Detachment Of Patients, 303rd Station Hospital on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #178 dated 30 December 1943.




Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
42 13 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑3429 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
45 22 December 1943 Target: Steel Shops/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑29717 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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