SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑08 189 611 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Target Visible at Last Minute: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing C Wing. There were broken clouds near the target area but, at the last minute, sufficient clear areas opened allowing the Norden bombsight to be used. The primary target was bombed using visual sighting, with good results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97320 SU*G HOT ROCK
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Buslee, John Oliver 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Albrecht, David Franklin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rybarczyk, Chester Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Davis, James Buford 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Peluso, Sebastiano Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bryant, Lenard Leroy 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Miller, Irving L 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Lucynski, Eugene Daniel 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Farrar, George Edwin 544 Completed, Uninjured
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