SORTIE REPORT #3705
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: Lead Group.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Gun Emplacement
Type: Military
Location: Morsalines, France
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑97449 547th SO*B SWEETHEART
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Pring, Robert Bradford 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Adams, John David 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Cohen, Joseph Meyer 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Wills, Charles Howard 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Jones, Raymond Brown 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Coleman, Robert Loftin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Bretz, Edward Richard 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kennedy, John Charles 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Bennett, Fred Huram 547 Completed, Uninjured
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