SORTIE REPORT #1765
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑02‑20 63 226 Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig & Bernburg, Germany
Big Week Begins!: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided two group formations for today's operation as part of 8th Air Force Mission 226, Task Force 1. One group led the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing (41A Group), while the other flew as the low group of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing (41B Group). Despite cloudy weather most of the way to the targets, they were bombed visually. The 41A Group bombed their assigned primary target, an aircraft assembly and repair facility near Leipzig, Germany. The 41B Group Bombed their assigned target, an aircraft assembly plant near Bernberg, Germany.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: 41B Group.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97449 547th SO*B SWEETHEART
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Daskey, Kendall (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Gay, Greeley (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Mohr, Lawrence Charles 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Lynch, John Daniel, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hitchcock, Carl Edwin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Lenich, Francis Augustus 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Grant, Ralph Gilbert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Schleuse, Robert Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Leigh, James Carl 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Teetman, Leo Frank, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
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