SORTIE REPORT #1555
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑01‑30 56 200 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Aircraft Plant Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) supplied two group formations for today's mission, which flew as the lead and low groups of the 41st Combat Wing A Wing on today's mission. The target was attacked by PFF.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low group. Jettisoned bombs when an engine was shot away by an enemy aircraft and had to leave formation. S/Sgt. Everett Woodard, right waist gunner, awarded Silver Star, Owens p. 199;
Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑37816 545th JD*S BIG STUPE V
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hines, James Wesley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Burch, Hugh Ralph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Copeland, Carter Glenn 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Morris, Richard William 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Dahms, Rex John 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Jarvis, Francis Harrison 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Douglas, James Clifton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cahill, William Lawrence, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Woodard, Everett Derwood 545 Wounded
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Wilson, Jerome Franklin 545 Wounded
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