SORTIE REPORT #3307
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑23 113 364 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Weather "NOT AS BRIEFED": The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two group formations on today's mission, as the high groups of the 41st A and B Combat Bombardment Wings (41A Group and 41B Group). Both wings were assigned the same targets, and both Wing Leaders decided not to bomb the visual primary, electing to attack the briefed secondary using PFF aiming.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: 41A Group Deputy.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshaling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑107148 545th JD*P DARK ANGEL
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Bennett, Dewayne (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Spiers, Paul Robert 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Reinlie, Robert Lainlor 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Knox, Robert Leo 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Perrone, Michael J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Holland, James Alvin 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Zelazoski, Bernard Leo 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cleland, Deston Kenneth 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gale, Verlin Clinton 545 Completed, Uninjured
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