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 SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 43-38548 546th BK*M not known Abe, Ernest, Jr
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Richardson, George P 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Bastianelli, John M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Burkhart, Charles J 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Paul, Wortley B, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator McCollum, Norris Lafayette 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hernandez, Miguel (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Lawrence, Dwight Prescott, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Boyer, Lyle Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Wasserman, Noah (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
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