SORTIE REPORT #1792
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑02‑21 64 228 Target: Fighter Field & Aircraft Storage Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Werl, Germany
Big Week: Day Two: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided two group formations for todays missions. They flew as the lead and low groups of the 41st B Combat Wing. Finding the primary target covered with clouds, they reversed course and sought targets-of-opportunity through breaks in the clouds. Eventually, a visual attack was made on the city of Lingen, Germany, focused on the marshalling yards and surrounding industrial area.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Landed away at Attlebridge on return due to technical failure.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yard
Type: Transportation
Location: Lingen, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑31235 544th SU*C GOIN DOG
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Herbert, Joseph Robert, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Farthing, Frank (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Meyer, Robert Herman 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Zebrowski, Joseph Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Carroll, Ralph Gordon 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Boone, James Douglas, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Anstead, William Warren 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Van Riper, Charles (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Buckley, Arthur Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Narog, John (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
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