SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑12‑31 247 772 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Railroad Target Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 1st Air Division on todays mission. All three squadrons of the 384th Bomb Group formation - 41st Combat Wing B Group - attacked the marshalling yards in Neuss, Germany. Although the weather at the IP was fairly clear, 'Buckeye-Red' advised 10/10ths cloud cover at the target, thus necessitating an instrument assisted bomb run using Gee-H.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102500 BK*L not known Flynn, Roland (NMI)
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Smisek, William Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Zakas, Joseph (NMI), Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Ward, Robert C 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Morrison, William B 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Dawson, Edward C 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Pazjk, Frank J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Misko, Louis E 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Holz, Henry J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Waggoner, Harold L 547 Completed, Uninjured
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