SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑06‑22 1 65 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
First 384th Combat Mission: Col Budd J. Peaslee led the 384th Bombardment Group (H) on this mission, a "Secondary Effort" for the day, consisting of the 384th followed by the 381st BG. The 384th put up 20 aircraft for this mission; two B-17s failed to return, 10 crewmembers were KIA, 1 was MIA, 9 became POW, and 4 were wounded.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Additional non-384th crewmember, Maj G E Hagenbuch, appears on the loading list as an instructor pilot (IP).
Primary (Visual)
- 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 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Dutton, Kenneth Cyrus 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Funk, Herbert Wilbur, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Davis, Clyde William 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Bollinger, Ardell Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Adams, Howard Johnson 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Dunmyer, Lawrence Edwin 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Mason, Jack Leonard (#1) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Martin, Wyman D 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Amory, Edward (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
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