Marmozewicz, Joseph J

Individual Personnel Data
Name Marmozewicz, Joseph J
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 36634243
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #116 dated 19 June 1944
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 19 March 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #147 dated 25 July 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Minor, Henry W, JrPilotCT
2nd Lt. Mayner, John Robert, Jr, "Whitey"Co-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Uriwal, Alfons Francis, "Al"NavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Gray, William E, IIIBombardierTR
S/SGT. Barth, Raymond ErnestRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Darby, Phillip SEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Marmozewicz, Joseph JBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Carter, James KaneTail GunnerMIA
SGT. Harfman, Lavern FrankFlexible GunnerMIA
SGT. Guider, Robert HarwoodFlexible GunnerMIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Ball Turret 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑102518.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Ball Turret 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
High group flying spare, 41st B wing; joined formation. Lost group in heavy clouds; tacked on to the low group of the 41st B wing and bombed with them.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Ball Turret 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Ball Turret 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy and hot camera ship. Dropped bombs early.
Sortie Report
175 8 August 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Bretteville-sur-Laize, France
Ball Turret 42‑97941 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy.
Sortie Report
176 9 August 1944 Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship. Wing deputy.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
C wing, low group lead.
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97941 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97941 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead. Assumed lead at IP for a Gee-H bombing run. The Gee-H equipment malfunctioned, so bombing was by PFF on the wing lead.
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. Gee-H ship.
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224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Group Deputy. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
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239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38673 Aircraft did not take off.
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
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249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8221 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. with Lt. Col William C Sipes of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing as Air Commander. PFF & Gee-H ship. Gee-H failed prior to IP; turned over lead to high squadron. Did not attack target because bombardier noticed, approaching the bomb release point (high squadron leading), that they were a mile to the left of the target. Bombs were held with the intention of making another run, but the remainder of the group had dropped on the high squadron leader.
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire.
Sortie Report
259 22 January 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102518 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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263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead; PFF & Gee-H ship.
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264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy: PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy. Landed away at Bassingbourn Airfield, AAF Station 121.
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Flexible (Waist) Gunner 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy and lead squadron hot camera ship; 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 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
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292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Group Lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report

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