SORTIE REPORT #1246
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)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑37801 547th SO*G DYNAMITE EXPRESS
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Estes, Thomas Jefferson 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Mills, William J (IO), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Baldwin, Pendleton Gaines 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator DuBois, John Jay 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Bonnett, Charles Daniel GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Wagner, Fred S 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Cochran, David Leon 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Ursta, George 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McDuffie, Burton Curtis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Anderson, Clarence Denton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Self, James Melvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
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