SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑25 184 570 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Luftwaffe Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided lead and low groups of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission, the high group being supplied by the 303rd BG from Molesworth, Station 107. Visibility was good in the target area, and visual bombing results were excellent. Our lead bombardier, 1st Lt. Robert P. Mechling, finding his assigned aim point obliterated, wisely shifted his sights to the next untouched group of facilities and destroyed them.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High section deputy, low group.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102566 JD*M NINA
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Chadwick, James Woodrow 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Grantham, Edgar Harry 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator White, Leslie Comer 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Barnes, William Douglas, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Mulvey, Lawrence V 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Brown, Virgil Darrah 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Schoonover, Henry Kermit 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Klumpp, Kenneth Bernard 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Merfeld, Louis Leonard 545 Completed, Uninjured
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