SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑04‑20 92 309 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
V-Weapons Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided two Groups of two Squadrons each, flying as the High Group of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing, and the High Group of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Because of navigation discrepancies, the A Group executed its own bomb run, rather than dropping on the Wing Lead, as briefed. Despite CAVU conditions, it appeared that bombs fell short of the target. The B Group released their bombs on the Wing Lead and it appeared that bombs covered the target well.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: B Wing, High Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37982 SU*K TREMBLING GREMLIN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Clayton, John Earl 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Jackson, Winthrop Alsop, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Uniszkiewicz, Joseph Kenneth 544 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Lewandowski, Thomas Michael 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Sturak, Stanley John 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Watenpool, Jerome Francis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Cameron, Francis Raymond 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Boydston, Elmer Dean 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Koscheski, Clyde Anderson 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Buckley, Arthur Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
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