SORTIE REPORT #9872
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑02 279 859 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Pressure on Oil: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing A Group on today's mission. Alerted to prepare for radar bombing, clouds dissipated near the target permitting all three squadrons to bomb visually, with good results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43‑39164 544th SU*F not known
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Wright, Edward S 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Von Grimm, Robert 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Fell, Charles Linwood 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Arnold, Robert B 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Kovach, Joseph William 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Jaeger, Melvin George 544 Completed, Uninjured
RADAR Countermeasures Knagg, John A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Soules, Robert A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Holmes, Garland Francis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Zude, Byron Alvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
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