SORTIE REPORT
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: Released 25 parcels of G-27 'nickles' (propaganda leaflets) and six 500-pound general-purpose bombs on the target.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yard
Type: Transportation
Location: Lingen, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-31375 BK*S not known Priesnitz, Frank Joseph, Jr
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Courtemanche, Ralph Eudor 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Hartness, Joseph George, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Parisette, Donald Frederick 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Thaxter, Floyd Wilson 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Turner, Claude Murphy 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Geronemo, James Anthony 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Aronson, Isadore Irving 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hosmer, Richard Clyde 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Zee, Julius (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Zieba, Edmund (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
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