SORTIE REPORT #4
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑06‑22 1 65 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
First 384th Combat Mission: Col Budd J. Peaslee led the 384th Bombardment Group (H) on this mission, a "Secondary Effort" for the day, consisting of the 384th followed by the 381st BG. The 384th put up 20 aircraft for this mission; two B-17s failed to return, 10 crewmembers were KIA, 1 was MIA, 9 became POW, and 4 were wounded.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Group Deputy.
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 Faulkiner, Russel Ruben 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 Yaskow, Peter Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Mizgorski, Aloysius William 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Killin, Roland Leroy 546 Completed, Uninjured
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