SORTIE REPORT
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 SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-29688 BK*X / SO*S KAYO
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McDonald, Raymond Leroy 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Smith, Paul Matthew, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kontur, William John 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Bean, George Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Franzo, Anthony Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Pierce, Lee Clifton 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Egger, Richard Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Egger, Robert Ross 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gabriel, Daniel (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Odom, Rufus Thurman, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
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