|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1919|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 1998|
Engineer T/Sgt. Oren A. Beuter Jr. DFC
Hometown: –Los Angeles, Cal.
Squadron: 514th BS 376th Bomb Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal,
Missing Air Crew Report Details
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 41-23410
Aircraft Model B-24D
Location: Crew of 10 successfully returned to base in Libya.
T/Sgt. Oren A. Beuter 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.
Crew of 41-23410
1st/Lt. Harlen D. Whipple Pilot
T/Sgt. Oren A. Beuter Engineer
T/Sgt. Thomas Edward Mack, Sr Gunner
2nd/Lt. Daniel W. Paul Navigator
S/Sgt Alfred J. Runyan Gunner
PVT, US ARMY
Tahoma National Cemetery
Plot: 6, 0, 583
Maintained by: John Dowdy
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Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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