SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑05‑23 113 364 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Weather "NOT AS BRIEFED": The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two group formations on today's mission, as the high groups of the 41st A and B Combat Bombardment Wings (41A Group and 41B Group). Both wings were assigned the same targets, and both Wing Leaders decided not to bomb the visual primary, electing to attack the briefed secondary using PFF aiming.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: 41B Group Deputy. Ground Spare aircraft; replaced 42‑97263.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshaling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97309 JD*C KATHLEEN LADY OF VICTORY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Wright, James Wiley 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Carter, Jack Nifong 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Stakes, Albert Garrison 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hendrix, Alfred Franklin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Johnson, Eugene Allen 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Waller, Guy Ford 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Clements, Huel R 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cummings, Julian Cowden 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Jablonski, Raymond Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
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