SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑01 99 332 Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Last Resort Target Bombed: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Wing on today's mission. Clouds solidly covered the primary target, so the mission commander led the wing in an attack on an airfield in the Amiens/Poix area of France.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Went over target but did not release bombs because of 9/10th haze and undercast.
Last Resort Target (Visual)
Target: Poix Airfirld
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Amiens/Poix (Poix-de-Picardie?), France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-37982 544th SU*K TREMBLING GREMLIN
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Sharff, Sampson (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Baker, Charles Washington, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Schmidtke, George Emory 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Shaner, William Martin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Patterson, James Redmond 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Gutierrez, Harry Louis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Wennik, Henry Nicolas 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Soto, Salvador (NMI), Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hamilton, Harry Tobais 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Horne, Alva Steen 544 Completed, Uninjured
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