SORTIE REPORT #3275
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑21 111 360 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Mixed Results Today: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the first and fourth groups in the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing's Order of Battle (referred to as A and B Groups in Group records) on today's mission. The A Group flew the mission as briefed with little difficulty, attacking the target using Gee-H aiming. The B Group was not able to rendezvous with the assigned lead Gee-H equipped aircraft from the 379th BG at Kimbolton (Station 117), and, although they tried to catch up with another group and bomb with them, were unable to attack any target.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Returned To Base
Comments: Group B Low Squadron Deputy.
N/A
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 James, Robert Huey 544 Aborted
Co-pilot Rochette, Harold Irving 544 Aborted
Navigator McNair, Alexander John 544 Aborted
Bombardier Watson, Gavin (NMI), Jr 544 Aborted
Radio Operator Brown, Joe Erwin 544 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Shay, James William, Jr 544 Aborted
Ball Turret Smith, Herman Eugene 544 Aborted
Tail Gunner Crofford, Milton NMI 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Cassidy, Michael Joseph 544 Aborted
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