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
Comments: High Squadron lead
Unknown (Dead-Reckoning)
Location: About 10 miles NW of Osnabrück (52°23'N,7°40'E), Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37816 JD*S BIG STUPE V
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Edwards, Floyd Clinton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Bailey, Everett Lee 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator McKittrick, Vernon Russell 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Palazzo, Anthony (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hopper, Hugh David 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Smith, Roger Carlton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Johnson, James Hansel, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Fleming, Paul Hane 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Zink, Chester Harvey 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Folmar, Warren Alexander 545 Completed, Uninjured
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