SORTIE REPORT #377
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑08‑16 16 83 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Enemy Air Depot Destroyed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the low group of the wing on today's mission. Fighter resistance was vigorous, but the bombers were able to hit their assigned aiming points accurately, heavily damaging assembly & repair shops.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron deputy.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42‑5852 547th SO*T THE NATURAL
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Butler, Johnny Addison 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Wollenweber, Herman, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Knowling, Edward Johnson 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Davis, Preston Allen 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Turlington, Howard Joe 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Griffin, Daniel (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Van Riper, Charles (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rogers, Marion Coleman 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Martin, Burnia 547 Completed, Uninjured
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