SORTIE REPORT #8525
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 Completed Mission Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑102518 545th JD*K DAMN YANKEE
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hollingsworth, Fredrick Clay 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Oliver, Mando (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Bierman, Robert (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier DeCelles, Charles Bender 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Reed, Warren Derome 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Gissing, Robert (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Holtwick, Melvin Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Wright, David D, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McMorrow, Edward James 545 Completed, Uninjured
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