Causa, Raymond (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Causa, Raymond (NMI)
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-818107
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #150 dated 28 July 1944, effective 28 July 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 11 December 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Placed on seven days Temporary Duty (TD) to Southport, AAF Station 524 (a Flak house) on 17 October 1944 to carry out the orders of the commanding General per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #205 dated 16 October 1944.
Photos of this Veteran signing the Wing PanelCausa Signing
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Causa, Raymond (NMI)PilotCT
2nd Lt. Kimberlin, Grover JasperCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Dowling, James JohnNavigatorCT
Flt. Ofcr. Lokkins, Arthur EdwardBombardierTR
S/SGT. Cortez, Jonathan HernandezRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Siegenthaler, Robert JosephEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Bertsch, Robert LawrenceBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Fister, Paul Dumont, JrTail GunnerTR
SGT. Kreuscher, Robert EdwardFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Molea, Joseph (NMI)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
172 4 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Co-pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low section deputy.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
174 7 August 1944 Target: Aircraft Fuel Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dugny (Paris), France
Pilot 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
176 9 August 1944 Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Pilot 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
181 16 August 1944 Target: Delitzsch Air Field and Air Equipment Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Delitzsch, Germany
Pilot 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, lead group. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97142.
Sortie Report
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Pilot 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Pilot 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
195 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven & 's‑Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Pilot 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
D Squadron.
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Collided with B-24, but was able to return to base; left wing damaged.
Sortie Report
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
High group flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Pilot 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Pilot 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Pilot 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth Squadron.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Lead Squadron
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Pilot 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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