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 42-31926 JD*G LOVELL'S HOVEL
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Lovell, James MacNaughton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Brookings, Walter Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lewis, Joseph Franklyn 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Bachicha, Martin Paul 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Deftos, Minot Fred 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Fowlkes, Calvin Oscar Lewis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Tessmer, Warren David 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kardos, Louis Julius 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Oldham, Jesse Zera 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McMichael, Marion Louis 545 Completed, Uninjured
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