SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑27 244 764 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Tactical Support For Troops: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 1st Division in the lead A Group of the 41st Combat Wing. The lead and low squadrons bombed the primary target. The high squadron attacked the marshalling yards at Koblenz, Germany.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Division lead. PFF & Gee-H ship. The Gee-H failed prior to the IP so a visual bomb run was attempted. The navigator and bombardier located the target too late to make a good run, so a second visual run was made and bombs were released on the primary target.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-8008 SU*Y not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Stone, Arthur Martin, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Herzog, John Henry, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Uriwal, Alfons Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Schwob, Carl Warren 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Merlis, Albert J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Saunders, James B 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Palecek, George Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bauer, Henry 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Pluhar, Emil Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Brown, Robert Frank 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Euting, Carl Richard 545 Completed, Uninjured
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