SORTIE REPORT #5453
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑04 171 514 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
V-Weapon Laboratory Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st C Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The long haul to Peenemünde on the Baltic - over 10 hours total flying time - was rewarded with visual bombing conditions at the primary target. Crews felt that the target area was well hit.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
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 Dodson, Lee White 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Proctor, John Richard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Gary, Joseph Shirley 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier McClure, Oscar Milton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Nieters, George Henry, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Schulz, Russell Lloyd 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Fox, Fred Calvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Northrup, Robert Louis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Luciano, Fred Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
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