SORTIE REPORT #3424
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: Low Group.
TOO (Visual)
Target: "Train Sheds" Adjacent to Primary Target
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97271 545th JD*A BOSS LADY
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Adams, William Lowell 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot McGee, Leonard Vincent 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Francis, Allen Warren 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Phillips, Carlton Vernon 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Rockdaschel, Robert Charles 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Vickers, Charles Dunnington 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Sutherland, Robert Kenneth 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Sandoval, Andres (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ruspoli, Frank Anthony 545 Completed, Uninjured
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