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 Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-8580 SO*Z not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Lewis, Charles Allyn 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Schmansky, Richard E 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Young, Dewey W 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lydic, Robert Clayton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Nestor, Edward J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Summers, Wayne N 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Quigley, Q A (IO) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cooper, Gerald L 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ulrich, Theodore H 547 Completed, Uninjured
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