SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑24 297 911 Target: Twente Enschede Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Second Mission of the Day: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two missions today. For the mid-afternoon mission, thirteen 384th aircraft and crews formed the low squadron of the 41st Bomb Wing A Group. Weather at the target was CAVU permitting visual sighting: bombing results were good. Because the target was in occupied territory, crews were briefed: 'Target will be attacked by visual methods only. If this is impossible bombs will be returned to base.'
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-38208 SO*A LILLY BELLE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Bradford, James W 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Huff, Charles Andrew 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator McGowan, James A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Davis, Dixon (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Mumma, Adin W 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Kuehn, Carl E 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Cantwell, Richard L 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Lawrence, James H, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Adams, Frank R 547 Completed, Uninjured
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