SORTIE REPORT #3412
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑27 116 373 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Bad Day For The Railroad: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) Flew two groups today, the lead and low groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing. Weather at the primary target was clear enough for visual bombing. The lead group's bombs hit the primary target area, and the low group aimed at adjacent railroad shops, with their bombs falling across the primary target and the shops.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead Group.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑107121 546th BK*J KENTUCKY COLONEL / HELENA II Stachon, John J
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Gibson, James Allen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Preller, Robert Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator O'Neill, John P 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Turner, William Eugene 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Moore, Howard Milton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bowers, Henry M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Holderbaum, Kenneth (NMI), Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kennemer, Frank Winifried 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gilmore, James K, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
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