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 Hot Camera Ship.
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 42-107057 BK*T SPIRIT OF 96 Priesnitz, Frank Joseph, Jr
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hassing, Eugene Theron 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot McDaniel, Earl Clark 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Pougiales, George Francis 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Reeder, James Louis 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Williams, David H 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Wiggin, George Owen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Sullivan, Robert J 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Peterson, William J 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Carmack, Ted Morgan 546 Completed, Uninjured
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