SORTIE REPORT #3436
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.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑37982 544th SU*K TREMBLING GREMLIN
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot James, Robert Huey 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Rochette, Harold Irving 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Bronstein, David (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Watson, Gavin (NMI), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Brown, Joe Erwin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Shay, James William, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Smith, Herman Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Philbin, Thomas Patrick 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Cassidy, Michael Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
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