SORTIE REPORT #199
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑07‑24 9 75 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Aluminum Plants Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H), led by Col. Budd Peaslee, flew its longest mission to date today - over seven hours - mostly over the North Sea to southern Norway. At the target, they found it somewhat obscured on the first bomb run, so went around for a second. Their effort was rewarded with good bombing.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17F 42‑30033 546th BK*G LITTLE AMERICA Foster, Ewing H
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kelly, James Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Higdon, Philip E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Blount, Wilbourne Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Ryberg, John Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Beaupre, Jerome Bernard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Nealis, Leonard Martin Eugene 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Lane, Dennis Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Mizgorski, Aloysius William 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Yaskow, Peter Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Killin, Roland Leroy 546 Completed, Uninjured
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