SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑11 225 712 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Synthetic Oil Plant Bombed: Two squadrons, plus two spare aircraft, attacked the synthetic oil plant at Gelsenkirchen, despite equipment failures. The formation was led on the Gee-H bomb run by the low group deputy,
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8007. Lead Squadron lead.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-8401 SU*X not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Stone, Arthur Martin, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Herzog, John Henry, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Uriwal, Alfons Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rovero, Aldo John 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Schwob, Carl Warren 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Marks, Sanford (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Palecek, George Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bauer, Henry 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Euting, Carl Richard 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Brown, Robert Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Observer Pluhar, Emil Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
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