SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑10 254 789 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Two Marshalling Yards Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B Group on today's mission. As the result of the loss of the group leader, as well as multiple equipment failures, portions of the group attacked the primary and secondary targets: low squadron attacked the primary, high squadron attacked the secondary on the first run, and the lead squadron attacked the secondary on the second run.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron flying spare; joined formation (low Squadron).
Secondary (Visual)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102501 BK*H THE CHALLENGER Watterson, Arnold NMI
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Ramsay, Walter E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Wahlstrom, Harry Lawrence 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Mitchell, John Glenn, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mitchell, Jacklin W 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Marberg, Roy K 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hartman, John Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Lacey, Ray (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Moore, Thomas J 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Kotys, Joseph (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
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