SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑06 127 394 Target: Rocket Gun Installation
Type: Military
Location: 'Meuvaines' (actually, 1.3 miles SE of Crépon), France
Blanked by Weather: The first D-Day mission for the 384th Bombardment Group (H) sent a squadron to knock out a new type of rocket gun installation as part of Air Task Force #1. Solid clouds in the target area prevented this formation from dropping bombs there, or on any other targets of opportunity (TOO). This squadron is referred to "H Group" in mission planning documents.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (PFF)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97309 JD*C KATHLEEN LADY OF VICTORY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Keate, Richard Clifford 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Olson, Norman (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kranick, Martin Everett 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Boothe, Royden Alfred 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Day, Dean Willis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Wilson, Marvin Leo 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Pawlowski, Raymond (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Edwards, William Leroy 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Heine, Roy (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
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