SORTIE REPORT #6322
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑12 193 626 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Brüx, Czechoslovakia
Synthetic Oil Plant Destroyed: The 384th Bomb Group, flying as the High Section of the 41st CBW, attacked the primary target, a synthetic oil plant, in Brux, Czechoslovakia. A good visual bomb run was made and results are believed good, although 'a patch of clouds came over the target at the time bombs hit,' so results were unobserved.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group deputy.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97960 547th SO*M not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Dudock, Edward Peter 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Nicholson, Gilbert Orin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Monaco, Armand Michael 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Cresto, John Anthony 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Kaessner, Howard Lee 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Mettler, Jesse Wayne 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Carr, Edward Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Armentrout, Elvin Jahune 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Thompson, Bruce Roy 547 Completed, Uninjured
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