SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑08 73 252 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
384th Leads Wing To Berlin: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. The target was not obscured by clouds, although there was heavy smoke from previous bomb strikes. Bombing results were believed to be good.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-31048 JD*L not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Fioretti, Edward Anthony 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Briley, Scott Andrew 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Merlo, Samuel Joseph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier McGovern, Vincent James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Rotondi, George William, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Stuhl, Walter Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Thurman, Fillman Clifton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Rachunas, Joseph George 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Chaperon, Phillip William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Barrett, Richard Jennings 545 Completed, Uninjured
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