SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑12‑24 46 164 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Two Targets Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as parts of two groups of the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. The low squadron of the composite group (9 aircraft) bombed the primary target, while aircraft of the low group (18 aircraft) were unable to locate the primary target and attacked a target of opportunity (TOO), also a 'NOBALL' target, located at 50°17'N, 2°14'E.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Spare, Returned As Briefed N/A
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 42-3087 SO*O/A CLEAN CUT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Kew, William Joseph 547 Spare, Returned
Co-pilot Nicklett, Charles Edwin 547 Spare, Returned
Navigator O'Hara, Irvan Guy 547 Spare, Returned
Bombardier Dow, Carleton Frederick 547 Spare, Returned
Radio Operator Shipley, Charles M 547 Spare, Returned
Engineer/Top Turret Ross, James William 547 Spare, Returned
Ball Turret Baird, Ralph Edwin, Jr 547 Spare, Returned
Tail Gunner Whipple, Charles Thomas 547 Spare, Returned
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Lunceford, John William 547 Spare, Returned
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hopkins, James Russell 547 Spare, Returned
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