13-19 SEPTEMBER 2023

Frankel, Daniel (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Frankel, Daniel (NMI)   
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 12178081   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #43 dated 22 February 1945, effective 22 February 1945.
Duty Togglier
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 17 March 1945
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Not identified in National Archives POW database.
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant effective 26 February 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #46 dated 26 February 1945.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 13114 (19.499 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
1st Lt. Schauer, William CarlPilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. McKay, Van RobertCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Gallop, Willis Hodges, IIINavigatorPOW
CPL. Frankel, Daniel (NMI)TogglierPOW
CPL. Cooksey, Vernon EdwardRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
CPL. Tumlin, Lamar (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Shaffer, Claude Gordon, "GORDY"Ball Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Stewart, Kenneth JackTail GunnerPOW
CPL. Condon, Francis RaymondFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 5 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Togglier 44‑8679 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Togglier 43‑39019 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Deenethorpe Airfield, AAF Station 128, on return.
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Togglier 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Togglier 42‑107148 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation. Damaged by flak. Originally reported in MACR 13114 to have left formation over the Channel on return, surviving crew members reported the aircraft crashed in the vicinity of Oschatz, Germany.
Sortie Report

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