SORTIE REPORT #7631
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: Lead Squadron, 41st Bomb Wing D group; did not bomb target because bomb release mechanism froze up. Landed away at Tilstock, due to weather.
No Target Attacked
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 Mock, John Montague, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Huff, Charles Andrew 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Allen, Arthur Everett 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Puchalski, Walter Francis 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Sweeney, Robert Emmet 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Pavlos, Nickolas Manuel 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Ott, Robert Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Grubbs, Wilmer Harold 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Poulos, William T 547 Completed, Uninjured
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