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Gordon D Seibert
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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

Target: Ploesti
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
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 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Virginia M Seibert (1918 - 1984)
 
Burial:
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: SECTION U, SITE 954-B
 
Maintained by: ShaneO
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 26, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 1168033
Gordon D Seibert
Added by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~
 
Gordon D Seibert
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~
 
 
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CAPT, 513 AAF BOMB SQ, 376 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II
- ShaneO
 Added: Jul. 24, 2014
ex-Prisoner of War Medal
- Bill Southam
 Added: Jul. 24, 2014
Rest in heavenly peace and God Bless you. Thank you for serving our country.
- Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~
 Added: Aug. 22, 2010
 
 
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