SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑05 188 605 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
German Industry Attacked: Thirty-six aircraft of the 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing B with thirty-five aircraft attacking the primary target. All aircraft attacking were in combat wing formation and released their bombs at 200 foot interval on the Wing Lead PFF aircraft.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97521. High group flying spare; joined formation.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102430 JD*O SPAM-O-LINER
- 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 Verbryke, Robert Merrill 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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