SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑01‑22 259 805 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Visual Bombing!: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided the lead and low squadrons of the 41st Combat Wing C Group on today's mission. Although prepared for blind bombing with PFF (radar) and Gee-H, the target was clearly visible. Bombing was reported to be excellent.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102459 SU*O LITTLE KENNY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Reed, Verlin Dean 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Johnson, Howard K 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Weiss, Morris B 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Vermillion, Eugene C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Grimes, Paul J 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bobbitt, Charles Rufus 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Leighton, Robert R 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Gariepy, Ernest J 544 Wounded
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Spafford, Kenneth C 544 Completed, Uninjured
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