SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑12‑22 45 161 Target: Steel Shops/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Unknown Location Bombed: Due to the lead (PFF) aircraft having aborted, the deputy lead (without PFF) attempted to release bombs based on formation ahead of them. Location of the target attacked is approximate, based on dead-reckoning navigation over 10/10 cloud cover.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Unknown (Dead-Reckoning)
Location: About 10 miles NW of Osnabrück (52°23'N,7°40'E), Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-31274 544th SU*O SEA HAG
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hurley, Joseph Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Duffy, John H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Drogue, Arthur Joseph, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Henningsen, Peter Victor 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Schwandt, Lawrence Clarence 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Chmielecki, Stanley Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Bothwell, William (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hope, Leroy H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Bumpers, Frederick S 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McDuff, Robert W 544 Completed, Uninjured
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