SORTIE REPORT #7947
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑11‑30 233 731 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Traffic and Weather: The initial bomb run using PFF was terminated when traffic congestion forced the formation to alter course. A second (visual) bomb run was made after sighting the target, but it turned out to be the towns of Meuselwitz and Wintersdorf, Germany, about 5 miles southeast of the primary target. The high squadron bombed the 'Last Resort Target' of Fulda, Germany, using PFF.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Other (Visual)
Location: Wintersdorf, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑37788 547th SO*N HELL'S MESSENGER
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Woodworth, John Dempster 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Buswell, Richard Grant 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Dobrow, Martin (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Melton, Derald William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Occhino, Anthony A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Zaleski, Edmund Casmir 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Raught, Thomas Earl 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Manicki, John Robert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rohr, Kenneth Orville 547 Completed, Uninjured
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