SORTIE REPORT #13
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 Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42‑3218 545th JD*R DORIS MAE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Armstrong, Lloyd Rowland 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Van der Haeghen, Joseph Albert 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Warrilow, David Paul 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Kinney, William Brownie 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Carroll, George Henry 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Estes, Lloyd Stack 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Mason, Jack Leslie (#2) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Dudek, Sylvester Frederick 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Thurman, Fillman Clifton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Renfro, Alvin Everette 545 Completed, Uninjured
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