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)
No Aborted
Comments: Turned back; took off late, unable to find formation.
N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102620 BK*P, SU*F/K DE RUMBLE IZER
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Birder, Rodney Hugh 544 Aborted
Co-pilot Clyde, Edward Calvin, Jr 544 Aborted
Navigator Dickinson, Ezra Roger 544 Aborted
Bombardier Bentley, William Lincoln 544 Aborted
Radio Operator DeCrappeo, Salvatore Edward 544 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Biera, Manuel Antonio 544 Aborted
Ball Turret Blanford, Glenn Ora 544 Aborted
Tail Gunner Cato, William H 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner MacMillan, Chester Abram 544 Aborted
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