SORTIE REPORT #6347
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑09‑13 194 628 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
The 'Oil Campaign' Continues: The 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) led the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission, supplying all planes and crews, except for the high section of the high group which was filled by three aircraft from the 303rd BG.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High group deputy and hot camera ship.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97824 544th SU*U not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Toler, Harold Morton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Wehrheim, Francis Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Henson, William Alvin, II 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Fitzgerald, James Edward 544 Seriously Wounded
Radio Operator Cornelius, Harold Marvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Lioy, Gene Angelo 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Blaker, Bernard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Moran, Richard David 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Colasuonno, Rocco 544 Completed, Uninjured
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