1/Lt. Herman J. Schonenberg

(C. Olshavsky)

1/Lt. Herman J. Schonenberg

338th FS - 11 August 1944 - 15 April 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CL-J
P-51D CL-O 44-63735 "2nd Stretch" (F. Birtciel)

Mission History

Completed a Tour of Duty

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
226 03 September 1944 Ludwigshafen
346 18 March 1945 Berlin
Air Scores
Ground Scores
Score Detail 03 September 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) Brussels
18 March 1945  FW-190 destroyed (air) N/Giessen
Notes ASN - O-816940
11 August 1944 - Joined the 338th Fighter Squadron
16 October 1944 - Promoted from Second Lieutenant to First Lieutenant
21 October 1944 - Awarded 1st and 2nd Oak Leaf Clusters to Air Medal
29 November 1944 - Awarded 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster to Air Medal
15 April 1945 - Completed Tour of Duty
Additional Photograph L-R Lt. Sharp, Lt. Schneider and Lt. Schonenberg (C. Olshavsky)
(all three were good friends, having gone through cadet school together, graduated together, joined the same squadron and finished their tours weeks apart.  They were also all from New York.)

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