SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑02 122 384 Target: Gun Battery with six 155mm guns, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Pre-Invasion Tactical Targets: Colonel Dale O Smith led the 384th Bombardment Group (H) as the first Group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The Groups of the Wing followed at 3 minute intervals, rather than the normal stacked Wing formation. The assigned target was attacked through solid cloud layers using PFF, with unobserved results..
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-107064 SO*S MISS FITT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Stevens, Raymond Robert 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Halloran, Kenneth M 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Burke, Thomas H 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Zabel, Wendell William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Pratt, John Butler 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Mayo, Lewis G 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Waltrip, Dale L 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Manus, Donald Lee 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Sorice, Dominic (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
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