SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑05 126 392 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Two Targets Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided three 12-aircraft groups forming the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing for today's mission. The 41A Wing led this 1st Air Division Air Task Force of six Wings. While the High and Low Groups bombed the primary on the first run, the Lead Group had trouble locating the target with enough accuracy to release its bombs. After a second unsuccessful run, the Lead Group attacked a target of opportunity (TOO) - another artillery battery - near Morsalines, France.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low Group.
Primary (Visual)
- 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 Kirkpatrick, William Hugh 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Seitz, Harold Meade 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Sandrow, Harry Jack 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Mack, Robert John 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Peterson, George (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Gist, Cecil Burt 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Aden, Raymond (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Cook, Francis DeWitt 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Briones, Leon Humbarto 545 Completed, Uninjured
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