SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑31 247 772 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Railroad Target Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 1st Air Division on todays mission. All three squadrons of the 384th Bomb Group formation - 41st Combat Wing B Group - attacked the marshalling yards in Neuss, Germany. Although the weather at the IP was fairly clear, 'Buckeye-Red' advised 10/10ths cloud cover at the target, thus necessitating an instrument assisted bomb run using Gee-H.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Gee-H equipped aircraft. Loaned to the 398th BG for today's mission. Manned by 398th personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report. It was seriously damaged by fire when it landed at Grafton Underwood after the ferry flight from Nuthampstead Airfield after the mission.
Other (Unknown)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Blumenthal, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-38262 SO*K/H not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Navigator Hightshoe, Clarence Cecil 546 Completed, Uninjured
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