SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑03 250 778 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Tactical Support: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing C group on today's mission. As the city of St Vith was a German strong point, the assigned Gee-H aimpoint was the center of the city. The low squadron released bombs with the lead squadron, but the high squadron, having to aim independently, did not bomb because their Gee-H equipment failed on the bomb run.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron lead. Gee-H ship. After taking interval at the IP, Gee-H equipment failed: therefore, the high Squadron did not attack.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-8007 JD*Z SCREAMING EAGLE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Mohler, John Grigsby 546 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Chmura, Edward (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Proto, Michael John 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Hudspeth, Edwin George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Griffin, Charles Edward, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Markasky, Albert Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Girman, Frank (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Pollak, Norman M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Johnson, Lester M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Locke, Warren Franklin 546 Completed, Uninjured
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