SORTIE REPORT #8805
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 Primary (Gee-H)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑38850 544th SU*D not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Milligan, George Robert, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Dabney, William L 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Britt, Leo T 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Miller, Leland Edward 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Brooks, William Ralph 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ray, Virgie Newton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Horvath, Emil Louis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cline, Ellis Wallace 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Finstad, Berton Robert 544 Completed, Uninjured
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