SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑08 253 787 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Railroad Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group on today's mission. The railroad line in Kyllburg passes through two tunnels and crosses the Kyll River, making it a significant target for the purpose of interdicting the flow of supplies and reinforcements to the front lines. Bombs were dropped in group formation with Gee-H aiming: results were unobserved.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Primary (Gee-H)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97150 SO*F SILVER QUEEN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ruckman, George F 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot O'Leary, William Joseph, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Dulac, Albert A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Rivall, Jack Wallace 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Garstak, Jack G 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Young, Johnie Earl 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Swieso, Oril H 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Sorenson, Frederick A 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rice, Alonzo Robert 547 Completed, Uninjured
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