SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑02‑26 275 849 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Berlin Bahnhof Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing A Group on today's mission. The primary target was hidden by cloud cover so it was attacked by PFF (radar), per the Field Order for this mission.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Landed away at Seething Airfield, AAF Station 146, due to low fuel. Durborow appears on the loading list as 'B' position ('Bombardier'), but is actually a 'Togglier' - an enlisted man who releases the bombs, but has no Norden bomb sight.
Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-39138 SU*G not known
- 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
Bombardier Durborow, Clarence James 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 Vermillion, Eugene C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Flexible (Waist) Gunner Gariepy, Ernest J 544 Completed, Uninjured
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