Seibert, Martin Bruce

Individual Personnel Data
Name Seibert, Martin Bruce   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 13129205   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #80 dated 29 April 1944
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 19 July 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #99 dated 28 May 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 7279 (32.120 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Burkhard, James AlbertPilotCT
2nd Lt. Hunt, Harold WesleyCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Fabian, Casimir Charles, JrNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Pratt, Frederick Willis, JrBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Reynolds, James WarrenRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Anderson, Frank EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. DeLago, Angelo RalphBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Seibert, Martin BruceTail GunnerKIA
SGT. White, Manuel S, JrFlexible GunnerCT
S/SGT. Wohlrab, Charles WilliamFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 24 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
104 9 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Thionville, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102442 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back with #1 supercharger failure.
Sortie Report
105 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken and Ehrang, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97573 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Tail Gunner 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
108 15 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
110 20 May 1944 Target: Orly Airport
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Tail Gunner 42‑37758 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group High Squadron Deputy. Unable to open malfunctioning bomb-bay doors over primary target, attacked a TOO at 53°00'N, 13°10'E.
Sortie Report
118 28 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Tail Gunner 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
120 30 May 1944 Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
121 31 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
123 2 June 1944 Target: Four Medium Howitzer Batteries, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Tail Gunner 42‑102442 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97309 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Tail Gunner 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97178 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
41C Wing, Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Tail Gunner 44‑6147 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102442 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107148 Aborted mission after taking off.
High group deputy, 41st B wing. Lost group in heavy clouds; returned to base.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97178 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
158 16 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Aborted mission after taking off.
High group. Turned back at 0846 hrs due to #2 runaway prop.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97178 Combat Mission Credit
Low group. Attacked by enemy aircraft immediately after bombs away; #1 engine caught fire and exploded in a puff of smoke; aircraft fell out of formation and started gliding down slowly; one enemy aircraft followed him down, firing; plane later exploded in mid-air; no chutes seen; crashed near Perchting, Germany. MACR 7279
Sortie Report

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