SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑28 245 760 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Group Bombs Railroad: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B Group on today's mission. With PFF equipment inoperative, a Gee-H bomb run was accomplished in group formation. All three squadrons released on the primary target, when the group leader's bombs were away.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship. Led group formation attack with all Squadrons dropping on leader, using Gee-H aiming.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 44-8211 BK*Z not known Foster, Ewing H
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Bean, Arthur E, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Walker, Jay F 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Merlis, Albert J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Shattuck, Jack Dale 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Van Etten, Lawrence Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Smith, George K 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Newman, Leslie Dallas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Vogel, Daniel (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Schaaf, Herbert Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Lawrence, James H, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
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