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: Group deputy.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-38850 SU*D not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Blankenmeyer, William J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Robilotta, Robert F 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Obermeyer, Robert H 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mathis, Charles E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Fictum, Blair Eugene 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeMesquita, Seymour Aron 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Work, Robert Elijah 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Airhart, L G 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner McDonald, Donald T 544 Completed, Uninjured
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