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 42-5852 SO*T THE NATURAL
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Butler, Johnny Addison 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Wollenweber, Herman, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Knowling, Edward Johnson 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Davis, Preston Allen 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Turlington, Howard Joe 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Wolven, William David 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Martin, Burnia 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Duzynski, Stanley (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rogers, Marion Coleman 547 Completed, Uninjured
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