SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑13 134 409 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Airfield Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew three groups to form the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing, leading three Combat Wings on today's mission. The weather in the target area was CAVU and the primary target, an enemy airfield, was clearly visible. A visual bomb run was made, with good results. Colonel Smith led the mission, and recommended that for such targets, greater effectiveness could be achieved by assigning each group a different aiming point, and to slow down the release of the bombs slightly to spread the damage over a greater area.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Aborted
Comments: Turned back over base at 0600 hrs because both air speed indicators were out.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102959 SU*D not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Halasz, John Julius 544 Aborted
Co-pilot Teehan, John Francis 544 Aborted
Navigator Schmitzer, William James 544 Aborted
Togglier Ormsby, Roger Stanley 544 Aborted
Radio Operator McGill, Thomas Francis, Jr 544 Aborted
Engineer/Top Turret Berg, Clifford George 544 Aborted
Ball Turret Kilpatrick, Redin Robert 544 Aborted
Tail Gunner Monteith, Richard Taylor 544 Aborted
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Pang, Sun Wah 544 Aborted
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