Wininger, Dexter C

Individual Personnel Data
Name Wininger, Dexter C
Rank Corporal / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 15364135
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #29 dated 5 February 1945
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 19 April 1945
Results Flying Combat Missions At End Of War
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Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Grove, Alfred WPilotTR
Flt. Ofcr. Ryan, John CCo-pilotTR
2nd Lt. Hamilton, Frederick ReevesNavigatorFCMEW
CPL. Brubaker, James MTogglierCT
CPL. Wininger, Dexter CRadio Operator / GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Fulmer, LeRoy EEngineer / Top Turret GunnerFCMEW
PVT. Marwitz, Raymann ABall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Clements, William H, JrTail GunnerCT
CPL. Turner, Clarence LFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 26 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6590 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to personnel failure; landed away at Thurleigh soon after takeoff.
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38974 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97824 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to #2 engine failure.
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 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6898 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8608.
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron. Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, on return due to low fuel; crew remained at Manston overnight.
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 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑39164.
Sortie Report
295 23 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 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 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
301 31 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
305 6 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at A-84, Chievres, Belgium, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38974 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
307 9 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
308 10 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
309 11 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Freiham, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron. Landed at A-68, Juvincourt, France, for fuel and returned to base.
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Radio Operator 43‑39444 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
313 17 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6892.
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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