SORTIE REPORT #3600
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 Group #1 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 SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑97273 546th BK*F ACES & ATES Konzem, Hubert Philip
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Fitzgerald, Thomas Howard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Bullitt, Edward James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Dexter, Edwin MacLeod 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Eide, Richard Douglas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Matthiesen, Carl Rolf 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hichens, Ralph Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Beckham, Charles Owen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Heeg, Edgar Lee 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Kimak, Michael (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
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