SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑29 98 327 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Industry Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing for today's mission. Bombing was done in wing formation on wing lead, with unobserved results. This was a particularly costly mission for the Eighth Air Force: 63 heavy bombers of the 679 dispatched failed to return.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-97510 BK*A SATAN'S PLAYMATE Schuyler, Charles R
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Horton, Lloyd (NMI), Jr 546 Wounded
Co-pilot Thoma, Edward Paul 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Messer, Joseph Louis, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Pavlisko, John Arthur 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Blocksidge, Charles Russell 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret O'Cain, Billy Eklund 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Reedy, Delbert Rudolph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Warshawsky, Morris (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rubinson, Harold David 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Philippi, Norbert Francis 546 Completed, Uninjured
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