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 Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-38927 SU*H not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McKone, Joseph F 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Johnson, Howard K 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Dorsey, Albert Leonard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Butler, Ralph Willard 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Irwin, Frank X 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hall, Callie N 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Moss, Ralph E 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Lewandowski, Leo Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Humphries, Richard A 544 Completed, Uninjured
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