SORTIE REPORT #5238
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑28 166 501 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Return To Merseburg: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st C Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Last attacked on 12 May 1944, this synthetic oil and chemical plant had returned to 75% of capacity. The attack was carried out by PFF means.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑37703 544th SU*P TREMBLIN GREMLIN (II)
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hughes, Robert Davis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Evans, Hugh Legar 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rasmussen, John Christian 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Gabriel, Joseph Albert 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Klanke, Edward Franklin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Burns, Arlington 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Bellovary, John Joseph, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Russell, Lester Hebron, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Siffert, Charles W 544 Completed, Uninjured
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