SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑12 106 353 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
First 384th Oil Industry Attack: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing, and supplied an additional group for the low position of the wing formation for today's mission - the first 384th attack on oil industry targets. Clear weather at the target permitted accurate visual bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37982 SU*K TREMBLING GREMLIN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Francis, Thomas Rex 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Mahoney, Maurice S 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Carlin, Philip Lester 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Bowkley, Raymond Edward 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Barnum, Otto William 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Brannigan, Allen Francis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Fiory, William John Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Zordel, Wilbur Godfrey 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Petrillo, Joseph (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Palladino, Joseph Anthony 544 Completed, Uninjured
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