SORTIE REPORT #7428
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: High Squadron.
Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑98000 544th SU*J FIGHTIN' HEBE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Galiano, Joe V 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot LeSuer, Herman Paul 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Arwine, Joe Arnold, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Dorsey, Albert Leonard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Fischer, George (NMI), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Black, Howard Vincent 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Portugal, Walter L 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Ginder, John Pershing 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ducsay, Joseph C, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
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