SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑20 227 718 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Marshalling Yards Bombed: A combination of equipment failures prevented the planned Gee-H attack on the primary target. Therefore, all squadrons of the 384th attacked the secondary PFF target.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Gee-H ship; low Squadron deputy, 41st Bomb Wing C group.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-107125 JD*G DOASY DOATS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hicks, Ralph Benjamin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Niederlitz, Donald Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Scherer, Raymond Julius 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Johns, Dwight LaReuel 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Scheanwald, Richard James 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Frerichs, Earl Edward 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Townsend, Perry Houston, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Jaworski, Frank (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Manners, Dale Melvin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Weeks, Melvin Francis 547 Completed, Uninjured
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