SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑15 211 678 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Railroad Hubs Damaged: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead and low squadrons of the 41st CBW A Group on today's mission. Weather was not favorable for visual bombing, so PFF (radar) aiming was used. The lead squadron's bombs fell on the primary target, but the low squadron's bombs fell some distance away, damaging another marshalling yards, which was the secondary target.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group lead. PFF ship.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-8008 544th SU*Y not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Koehne, George Henry, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Myrick, Kenneth D 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Dolson, Henry James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Lucyshyn, John (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Williams, Samuel Brown 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Moody, James Clifton, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Malone, Joseph W 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Beese, Arthur Paul 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Maddock, Walter James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Blickstein, Martin J 546 Completed, Uninjured
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