SORTIE REPORT #2274
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑03‑24 81 277 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Ball Bearing Plant Spared: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The primary target was hidden by heavy clouds, so the Wing bombed the city of Frankfurt.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron deputy.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: City
Type: Non-Military
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97124 545th JD*M THE JOKER
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hines, James Wesley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Burch, Hugh Ralph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Copeland, Carter Glenn 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Barrett, Richard Jennings 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Dahms, Rex John 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Jarvis, Francis Harrison 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Douglas, James Clifton 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Voorhees, Ralph Warner 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Emmons, James Vincent 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Woodard, Everett Derwood 545 Completed, Uninjured
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