Charles F. White, Jr

Charles F. White, Jr

Birth
Death 10 Jan 1976 (aged 53)
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot X, 3834
Memorial ID 3647713 · View Source
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Tail Ball gunner S/Sgt Charles F. White DFC
Hometown Washington DC
Squadron: 566th BS 389th Bomb Group
Pilot Capt Thomas C. Conroy,

Target:Campina, Rumania "Operation Tidal Wave"
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: ???
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 42-40738
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: J-
Aircraft Name:OKLAHOMAN
Location: Diverted to Malta with battle damage
Cause:

Sgt White with Captain Conroy's crew flew on
"Operation Tidal Wave" one of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the Sky Scorpions destroy the Steaua Romana oil refinery. The refinery does not produce oil for six months. The 389th earns Presidential Unit Citation, all of the crews receive the Distinguished Flying Cross, The 389th BG loses six aircraft on this mission.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3647713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles F. White, Jr (18 Nov 1922–10 Jan 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3647713, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .