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: Low squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-38016 SU*R LORRAINE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Blankenmeyer, William J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Fisher, Robert Jeremy 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Obermeyer, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hertel, Wallace Howard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Fictum, Blair Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeMesquita, Seymour A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Work, Robert Elijah 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Hastings, Harmon C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McDonald, Donald T 544 Completed, Uninjured
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