SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑14 288 886 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Railroad Bridge Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Bomb Wing as the A Group on today's mission. Because of ground haze and a smoke screen, the bomb run was started using Gee-H guidance. However, shortly before the target, the lead bombardiers of each squadron picked it up in the bombsight and released their bombs using visual sighting.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97309 JD*C KATHLEEN LADY OF VICTORY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Lucas, Roy E 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Swarts, Richard P 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Stern, Harold M 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Perrong, Henry J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator DePeri, Charles Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Reinhardt, Charles L, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Barrett, Robert B 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Deal, Burr W, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner O'Bryan, William H, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
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