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 Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97521 JD*H THE SAINT
- 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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