SORTIE REPORT #3323
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: 41A Group Lead.
Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshaling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑38014 546th BK*G LITTLE AMERICA II Foster, Ewing H
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander DuBose, James Rembert, Jr GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Helmley, Loyd Elmer 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kane, William Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rovero, Aldo John 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Palazzo, Anthony (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Geriak, John (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Orth, Jay Shaffer 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Kemak, Andrew Steven 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Morris, Gordon (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Edwards, William Leroy 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Pelkey, Arthur Symonds, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
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