Niemann, Carl (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Niemann, Carl (NMI)   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 12150458   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #85 dated 6 May 1944
Duty Togglier
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 7 July 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #99 dated 28 May 1944.
  • Niemann died as the result of a collision during assembly for a mission on 7 July 1944. His aircraft collided with 42-102442 over England due to weather conditions, and crashed 8 mi from Ridgewell at Withersfield, UK.
Related Documents Accident Report # 44-07-07-515 (11.808 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Bagby, Donald WoodsPilotCT
2nd Lt. Curran, Kenneth JCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Davis, Gerald PaulNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Gay, Harry FBombardierCT
SGT. Niemann, Carl (NMI)TogglierKIA
S/SGT. Day, Dean WRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Allison, Arthur EllsworthEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIFA
SGT. Pawlowski, Raymond (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. O'Neal, Cecil CashTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Huff, Jack DyerFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 24 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
111 21 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Togglier 42‑97178 Group B High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Togglier 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
118 28 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Togglier 42‑37758 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
121 31 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Togglier 42‑102500 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Sortie Report
123 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Togglier 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Togglier 42‑97178 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Togglier 42‑31435 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Togglier 42‑37758 Combat Mission Credit
41C Wing.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Togglier 42‑37758 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°32'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Togglier 42‑37758 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
135 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
41B Wing, High Group.
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Togglier 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
143 22 June 1944 Target: V-2 Storage & Launch Site
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Bomb release malfunctioned; bombs were not dropped.
Sortie Report
144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Togglier 42‑107224 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97178.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Togglier 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Assigned to fly as the second section, high composite squadron, high group, 41st B' wing; unable to rendezvous with the assigned group, joined a formation of the 92nd BG and bombed with them.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
152 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Blanc Pignon Ferme, Cléty, France
Togglier 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Togglier 44‑6147 High group, 41st B wing. Collided with 42‑102442 over England due to weather conditions; crashed 8 miles NW Ridgewell at Withersfield, Suffolk, UK.
Sortie Report

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