SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑21 142 428 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Berlin Industries Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided most of the aircraft and crews for the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing for today's mission; the 379th BG provided a squadron for the high group, and crews for four 384th aircraft of the high group. The 41A Wing was fifth of nine Wings in Air Task Force #2. While the target area weather was generally clear, heavy contrails on the bomb run convinced the wing leader to bomb using PFF aiming. Results were generally good.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Group Lead.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97941 JD*D MARION
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Koehne, George Henry, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Bennett, Dewayne (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kane, William Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Burcham, Eugene Emmons 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Perrone, Michael J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Holland, James Alvin 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Zelazoski, Bernard Leo 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kell, Howard Wilbur 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Trumbo, James Donovan 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gale, Verlin Clinton 545 Completed, Uninjured
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