SORTIE REPORT #3383
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑25 115 370 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Focus on Transportation: The 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) provided two group formations for today's mission attacking transportation targets. The first group flew as the high group of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing (41A Group) to Sarreguemines, and the second group flew as the high group of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing (41B Group) to Blainville-sur-l'Eau. Excellent bombing was possible in the CAVU conditions, and the bombers really hit their targets accurately.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: 41A Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97188 544th SU*A not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kelley, Robert Encil 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Strong, Bert Franklin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Callicotte, William Frank 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Sabella, Angelo Sam 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Pippin, Edward Lee 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Miller, Sterling Elwin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Niles, Leonard Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Philbin, Thomas Patrick 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Scudday, Warren Boyce 544 Completed, Uninjured
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