SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑06‑22 1 65 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
First 384th Combat Mission: Col Budd J. Peaslee led the 384th Bombardment Group (H) on this mission, a "Secondary Effort" for the day, consisting of the 384th followed by the 381st BG. The 384th put up 20 aircraft for this mission; two B-17s failed to return, 10 crewmembers were KIA, 1 was MIA, 9 became POW, and 4 were wounded.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-30065 547th SO*O not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Keck, George B 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Gaither, Raymond A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Juart, William Woodrow 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Bryant, Arthur Russell 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hollingsworth, Frank Hoyle 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeVille, Milton Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Jackson, Billy J (IO) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Reiss, Alfred 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Paduch, Theodore (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hughes, Walden Allan 547 Completed, Uninjured
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