SORTIE REPORT #8763
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑07 252 785 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Support For Ground Troops: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing A Group on today's mission. The primary target was attacked using Gee-H methods; bombs were dropped in group formation on the group leader.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑38823 545th JD*H not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kinkead, Robert Miller 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Saxton, John C 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Crampton, Robert Byron 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Towers, Leo Frank, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Lawrence, Robert C 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Fields, Arnold Esbond 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Calongne, Ashley Joseph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Jones, Ernest Theodore 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Humphrey, Loren K 545 Completed, Uninjured
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