SORTIE REPORT #6934
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑11 209 672 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Two Targets Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided four squadrons of the 41st CBW C Wing for today's mission. The positions of these squadrons in the formation are not apparent from available documents. Three squadrons attacked the primary, and one squadron (the 'second squadron' according to documents) attacked the secondary target, Railroad Marshalling Yards in Coblenz, Germany.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: First Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97941 545th JD*D MARION
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
Navigator Wakser, Sanford Harry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Kaessner, Howard Lee 547 Wounded
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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