SORTIE REPORT #11623
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑05 173 519 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Fighter Control Center: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission to knock out a control center for enemy fighter aircraft. Intense flak at the primary target did not deter the bombers, and visual bombing conditions enabled accurate bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron lead, high group.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑102959 544th SU*D not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Thompson, Paul Waldron 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Murchan, Lawrence Aloysius 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Schmitzer, William James 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Snyder, Henry Franklin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Gore, Oscar Nathan 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Grindell, Robert Dennis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Witherspoon, Elmer Stanley 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Nielsen, Erling (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Tallmon, Raymond Dale 544 Completed, Uninjured
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