SORTIE REPORT #10005
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑08 283 872 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
More Oil Pressure: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C Group on today's mission. Clouds covered the target so the attack was accomplished using Gee-H sighting.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97824 544th SU*U not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kowats, Daniel Frank 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Whitlow, Lloyd William 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Hesko, Alfred D 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Campbell, William R 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Peel, Ralph Edward 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Dunn, William Stanley 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Petrosky, Raymond John 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Moerdyk, Herbert W 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Trolin, Neil Bernard 544 Completed, Uninjured
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