SORTIE REPORT #7189
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: Lead Squadron.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 43‑38766 546th BK*R TU YUNG TU Jones, Robert A
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Chmura, Edward (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Goodson, John Schley, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Cahill, Martin Owen, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Hannah, Gerald Salone 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Garley, Richard Albert 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Murdza, Joseph (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Einhouse, Raymond Dale 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McFalls, Johnny Winslow 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Line, Harold Ivan 546 Completed, Uninjured
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