SORTIE REPORT #7416
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑06 221 704 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Attack on Oil: The 384th Bombardment Group flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group for today's mission. All three squadrons bombed separately, with the high squadron making two bomb runs due to bomb release failure. As a result, the high squadron made the return trip to Grafton Underwood alone.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97263 547th SO*D LADY MARGARET
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McNamara, John Gordon 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Nelson, Elmer (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Steele, Robert Coultas 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Fordham, Howard Calvert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Occhino, Anthony A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Zaleski, Edmund Casmir 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Raught, Thomas Earl 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Manicki, John Robert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rohr, Kenneth Orville 547 Completed, Uninjured
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