SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑07‑25 10 76 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Smoke Screen Challenges Bombardiers: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as part of the 103rd Combat Wing on today's mission. A flak barrage was thrown up in the target area but caused little damage. However, an estimated 300 enemy fighters attacked the formation in the target area, resulting in many losses for the group. The target partially obscured by smoke screen but the bombardiers were able to see enough ground points to make an effective attack.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted
Comments: High Squadron Lead. Turned back at 1443 hrs because #1 prop ran away.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17F 42-30032 BK*D SKY QUEEN Jacobs, Gilbert O
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Dietel, William (NMI), Jr 546 Aborted
Co-pilot Dutton, Kenneth Cyrus 546 Aborted
Navigator Funk, Herbert Wilbur, Jr 546 Aborted
Bombardier Davis, Clyde William 546 Aborted
Radio Operator Bollinger, Ardell Henry 546 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Adams, Howard Johnson 546 Aborted
Ball Turret Dunmyer, Lawrence Edwin 546 Aborted
Tail Gunner Martin, Wyman D 546 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Amory, Edward (NMI) 546 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Mason, Jack Leonard (#1) 546 Aborted
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