SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑25 146 442 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Tactical Bridges Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided three group formations to form the entire 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Three additional 384th aircraft and crews were assigned to fly with with the 41st B CBW to attack a different bridge, but were unable to effect a rendezvous with the wing, and joined a 92nd BG formation to bomb their target. Good bombing weather was found in the target areas, permitting generally good results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low group lead, 41st A wing.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97941 JD*D MARION
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Bennett, Dewayne (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Spiers, Paul Robert 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Sandrow, Harry Jack 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Burcham, Eugene Emmons 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Geriak, John (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Holland, James Alvin 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Zelazoski, Bernard Leo 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Miller, Frederick Christian 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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