Daning, Bernard L

Individual Personnel Data
Name Daning, Bernard L
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 16088488
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #36 dated 13 February 1945, effective 13 February 1945.
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 25 April 1945
Results Flying Combat Missions At End Of War
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 1 March 1945.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Magleby, Calvin CharlesPilotFCMEW
2nd Lt. Ellis, William HCo-pilotFCMEW
2nd Lt. Kindl, Rudolph WNavigatorFCMEW
CPL. Daning, Bernard LRadio Operator / GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Campbell, Franklin R, "Pop"Engineer / Top Turret GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Estrin, Leonard (NMI), "Len"Ball Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Surma, Andrew WilliamTail GunnerWIA
CPL. Skopek, John (NMI)Flexible GunnerTR
CPL. Adams, Arthur WilliamFlexible GunnerFCMEW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 19 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6514 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39164 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back with #4 engine out.
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38548 Aborted mission after taking off.
High Squadron. Returned to base with #1 engine out, #4 prop ran away.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship
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316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Radio Operator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Group Deputy and Hot Camera ship. PFF & Gee-H ship. Landed with a flat tire; ran off landing runway onto runway 30.
Sortie Report

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