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: PFF ship; high squadron lead, 41st C group.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
- 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 Henderson, William V 546 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Oosterhof, Franklin G 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Richert, Clarendon George 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Van Etten, Lawrence E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Brenner, John Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Owens, Buddy L 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Rodgers, William M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Tobman, Milton (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Austin, Ralph Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
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