SORTIE REPORT #7986
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑02 234 734 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Transportation Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 1st Division on today's mission. All squadrons attacked the primary target, but the high squadron leader decided not to release on the first bomb run due to uncertainty of the position of other squadrons at lower altitudes. A second run was made and bombs were released, following which the high group returned home alone.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107148. High Squadron.
Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑97510 546th BK*A SATAN'S PLAYMATE Riley, Winston Eugene
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hicks, Kenneth Delmont 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Welsh, James H 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Bierman, Robert (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Strutz, La Verne Herman 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Loffarelli, Clarence Peter 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Werner, Edwin J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Kotnik, Robert Rudolph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Thompson, LeDru Myron 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Adams, Jack Colvin 545 Completed, Uninjured
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