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: Lead Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 43-38616 BK*K not known Pierce, Howard Bundy
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Davis, L K (IO), Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Somers, James Lowell 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Richert, Clarendon George 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Brenner, John Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Finley, Carl E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Sandidge, Robert M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Romeo, Reno (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kaloc, Edward Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Chacho, Albert John 546 Completed, Uninjured
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