SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑07‑24 9 75 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Aluminum Plants Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H), led by Col. Budd Peaslee, flew its longest mission to date today - over seven hours - mostly over the North Sea to southern Norway. At the target, they found it somewhat obscured on the first bomb run, so went around for a second. Their effort was rewarded with good bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3230 JD*U YANKEE POWERHOUSE II
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hall, Ralph Jackson 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot House, Rodney W 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Henley, R O (IO), Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Dillon, Warren Blodgett 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Davis, Smith James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Cocklin, Homer J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Valcour, Albert Roland 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McNeal, Paul Ernest 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Parrish, James Stanley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Smiley, Reamond Cook 545 Completed, Uninjured
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