SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑06‑22 1 65 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
First 384th Combat Mission: Col Budd J. Peaslee led the 384th Bombardment Group (H) on this mission, a "Secondary Effort" for the day, consisting of the 384th followed by the 381st BG. The 384th put up 20 aircraft for this mission; two B-17s failed to return, 10 crewmembers were KIA, 1 was MIA, 9 became POW, and 4 were wounded.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-30143 JD*Q YANKEE POWERHOUSE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hall, Ralph Jackson 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot House, Rodney W 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Janson, Robert Matthew 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Farwell, Francis Raymond 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Davis, Smith James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Cocklin, Homer J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Valcour, Albert Roland 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Parrish, James Stanley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Smiley, Reamond Cook 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McNeal, Paul Ernest 545 Completed, Uninjured
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