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 Primary (N/A)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 44-8421 BK*D not known Francis, Percy Tom
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Brookshire, James D 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Cook, Raymond D 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Mechanick, Harold (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Hiner, William M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Alexander, Arthur Walton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Rivers, Arthur R 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Hess, Frank (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Brooks, Donald Lee 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Buersmeyer, Sylvanus Reginald 546 Completed, Uninjured
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