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 Completed Mission Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37788 SO*N HELL'S MESSENGER
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Farnsworth, Reuben Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Chamberlin, Myron 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Hammond, Jerrold Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Fordham, Howard Calvert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Manolio, Albert T 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ortiz, Ralph G 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret McKinney, Roy W 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Bauer, Lawrence Martin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stevens, Sam Stanley 547 Completed, Uninjured
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