SORTIE REPORT #6746
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑03 204 662 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Synthetic Oil Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st CBW C Group on today's mission. The formation dropped its bombs using Gee-H aiming. Although the lead aircraft had equipment problems and ordered the deputy to take the lead using PFF, the Gee-H 'came back in again' and the bombs were away using that.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group lead. Gee-H ship.
Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑107125 545th JD*G DOASY DOATS
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Bean, Arthur E, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Laboda, Joseph Stanley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Chapin, Robert Charles GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Wakser, Sanford Harry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Marks, Sanford (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Barth, Raymond Ernest 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Harfman, Lavern Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Marmozewicz, Joseph J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Gallenkamp, Thomas Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Darby, Phillip Storey 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Guider, Robert Harwood 545 Completed, Uninjured
SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
Photo1944-10-03, Group Lead, A. Bean, J. LaBoda
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