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 TOO (Visual)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yard
Type: Transportation
Location: Lingen, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3087 SO*O/A CLEAN CUT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kew, William Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Nicklett, Charles Edwin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator O'Hara, Irvan Guy 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Dow, Carleton Frederick 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Miles, Harold Ruoff 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ross, James William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Baird, Ralph Edwin, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hopkins, James Russell 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Lunceford, John William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Whipple, Charles Thomas 547 Completed, Uninjured
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