SORTIE REPORT #7616
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑16 226 715 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Enemy Troop Positions Bombed: The 384th BG provided all aircraft and personnel for the lead, high, and low squadrons of the 41st Bomb Wing A Group, and the lead squadron of the 41st Bomb Wing D Group. In addition, two aircraft were loaned to other groups. The mission was to attack enemy ground positions ahead of allied forces.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Cranfield, Bedfordshire, due to weather.
Primary (PFF)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑32106 545th JD*R WORRY BIRD / VOAN
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Weaver, Paul Hanson 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Sweeney, James Edmond, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Simpson, Morris 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier DeCelles, Charles Bender 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Cassidy, Joseph Patrick 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Taylor, Raymond Leondis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Carr, Donald Ralph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Becerra, Richard Joe, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stoner, Harper Sylvester 545 Completed, Uninjured
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