SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑08 189 611 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Target Visible at Last Minute: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing C Wing. There were broken clouds near the target area but, at the last minute, sufficient clear areas opened allowing the Norden bombsight to be used. The primary target was bombed using visual sighting, with good results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Hot camera ship.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-6135 JD*J not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Mumper, Benjamin R 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Tumlinson, Wilburn Wier 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Steele, Robert C 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Lyons, Jack Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Leslie, William Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Stornant, Victor Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Heatley, Johnny R 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Lester, David L 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Coder, Dale Mills 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Kantor, John S 547 Completed, Uninjured
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