SORTIE REPORT
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: Fourth Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 44-8211 546th BK*Z not known Foster, Ewing H
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Henderson, William Vincent 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Bean, Arthur E, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Van Etten, Lawrence Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Pommer, Edwin Bernard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Smith, George K 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Neyer, Ralph Richard 546 KIA
Engineer/Top Turret Rodgers, William Mack 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Maddock, Walter James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Austin, Ralph Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
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