SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑11 238 746 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Rhine Bridge(s) Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew four squadrons on today's mission. Three squadrons comprised the 41st Combat Wing B Group, and the remaining squadron flew in the low position of the 41st D Group. The target for all was a bridge (or adjacent bridges) for road and rail traffic across the Rhine River linking Mannheim with Ludwigshafen. The B Group lead and low squadrons bombed by PFF, while the B Group high squadron, and the low squadron of the D Group bombed by Gee-H.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group deputy, B Group. Gee-H ship.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97824 SU*U not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Gilbert, Stanley Milton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Dobson, Roy E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Green, Billy A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hertel, Wallace Howard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hickman, Noah C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Chase, Marion Butler, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Foster, Erwin Vernon 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Carella, Jack V 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McKnight, Lyle O 544 Completed, Uninjured
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