SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑22 79 273 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Berlin Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as two elements of the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. Twenty-one aircraft formed the low group, and seven formed the high squadron of the composite high group. Because of cloud coverage of the primary visual target, the wing continued on to bomb the secondary using PFF.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Dropped 25 parcels of G-31 'Nickles' (propaganda leaflets), in addition to bombs.
Secondary (PFF)
Location: Berlin, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-39888 544th SU*B HOTNUTS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Foster, James E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Duffy, John H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Vernon, Sheldon Ira 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Ferazzi, Gabriel Ernest 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Corbett, Thomas Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Birch, Frank Austin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Overcash, Jimmy Lee, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Matthijetz, Carl Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Cochran, Thomas Tidwell 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Corfield, Robert Milton 544 Completed, Uninjured
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