SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑03‑03 280 861 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Hannover Railyard Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group on today's mission - the thirteenth in as many days. The primary (visual-only) target was obscured by clouds so the bombers attacked the secondary PFF target.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead squadron hot camera ship.
[ N.B. Actual positions: Ball Turret - George Cramer; Tail Gunner - Joseph Britton; Flexible (Waist) Gunner - George Lesko. Per George Cramer, January 2014. ]
PFF Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hannover, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37788 SO*N HELL'S MESSENGER
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Shuff, Charles Bernard 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot White, William F 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Birney, Robert Charles 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Abbott, Charles R 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Harrison, Erwin Jack 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Henricks, Bernard J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Lesko, George J 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cramer, George E 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Britton, Joseph R 547 Completed, Uninjured
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