SORTIE REPORT #2284
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: High 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 42‑37885 544th SU*L MRS. F.D.R. / FROSTIE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Harvey, Walter Lewis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Yount, Donald Laverne 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Earle, Guy Harmon, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Grilli, Eugene Philip 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Pizzi, Frank Benjamin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Duncan, Sam Park, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Piemonte, Guiseppe Mario 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Robertson, James Roman 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Wilkins, John Robert 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Massengale, Arnold Lee 544 Completed, Uninjured
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