SORTIE REPORT #8829
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. All attacks were visual.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Squadron.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97960 547th SO*M not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Smisek, William Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Zakas, Joseph (NMI), Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Ward, Robert C 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Grabow, Carl Arthur 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Dawson, Edward Charles 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Pazjk, Frank J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Misko, Louis E 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Holz, Henry Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Conlon, Jack Dempsey 547 Completed, Uninjured
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