SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑03 170 513 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
V-Weapons Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew three group formations - identified as H, I, and J Groups, the last three of ten groups comprising Air Task Force #1 - on today's mission to attack widely scattered V-1 launch sites. Note that the groups of this ATF flew in trail, not in combat wing formations. Although the J Group was unable to bomb its target (Fiefs) due to weather, the H and I Groups hit their assigned targets at Fleury and Flers, respectively.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: H Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Group Primary (Visual)
Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102601 BK*K BOLO BABE Pierce, Howard Bundy
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Davis, L K (IO), Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Somers, James Lowell 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Stutman, William Nathaniel 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Fitzpatrick, James Leo 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Finley, Carl E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Sandidge, Robert M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Romeo, Reno (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kaloc, Edward Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Chacho, Albert John 546 Completed, Uninjured
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