SORTIE REPORT #11156
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1945‑04‑14 310 948 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Primary Target Clobbered: Weather at target was clear with about 2/10ths scattered clouds. Lead squadron bombed on a second run; high and low squadrons bombed on their first runs, and returned to base without waiting for lead squadron.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Capt. Laboda, High Squadron Lead
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 44‑8211 546th BK*Z not known Foster, Ewing H
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Laboda, Joseph Stanley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Welsh, James H 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Greenfield, Sidney L 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Wilson, Roger Earl 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Towers, Leo Frank, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Lawrence, Robert C 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Harting, Lester Elias 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kitzmiller, Richard Gorgas 545 Completed, Uninjured
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