|Birth: ||Jun. 17, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1996|
Navigator Capt. Gordon D. Seibert DFC
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
Squadron: 513th BS 376th Bomb Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot 1st/Lt William R. Zimmerman DFC
Missing Air Crew Report Details
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 41-11591
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: G
Aircraft Name: QUEEN BEE/LORRAINE
Location: Successfully returned to base in Libya.
Lt. Seibert was a recipient of the Distinguished flying cross for his valor in the Ploesti raid "Operation Tidal Wave" August 1st 1943. One of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the 376th BG destroy Romanian oil refineries. Seibert had a long successful USAAF career ultimately retiring as Captain.
Crew of QUEEN BEE
1st/Lt. William R. Zimmerman Pilot
Capt. Gordon D. Seibert Navigator
Preston M. Hawk Co Pilot
2nd Lt. William H. Rutledge Bombardier
T/Sgt. Earl J. Paulsen Engineer
T/Sgt. William B. Stout Radio Op.
S/Sgt. Robert E. Stoddard Gunner
T/Sgt. Edward A. Lis Gunner
S/Sgt.William T. Curry Gunner
Virginia M Seibert (1918 - 1984)
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION U, SITE 954-B
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 26, 2000
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