SORTIE REPORT #7175
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑10‑25 215 688 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Primary & Secondary Attacked: The 384th Bomb Group (Heavy) flew four squadrons to form the entire 41st B Combat Bomb Wing, the second wing of three, of Air Task Force 4 on today's mission. The low squadron attacked the primary target using Gee-H aiming, but cloud obscuration and equipment failure forced the remaining squadrons attack the secondary target using PFF aiming.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron.
Primary
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑38208 547th SO*A LILLY BELLE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Frederick, Edwin Bernard 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Stockman, William A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Orth, Alvin Wilson 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Crowell, Hollis Henry 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ballenger, John Sidney 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Storm, Delbert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Dunn, Lawrence Warren 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Foster, Garnet Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
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