SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑06‑22 144 432 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Transportation Attacked: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing, and also provided the low group, on this afternoon's mission, the second of the day. The target was a marshalling yard east of Lille in the Fives district. Scattered low clouds challenged the bombardiers' skills, but bombs were dropped with good sighting by the use of visible reference points.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Wing lead.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97824 544th SU*U not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Smith, Dale Orville GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Pilot June, Glenn Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Jackson, William McClean 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Martin-Vegue, James Raymond 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Cicci, Joseph Leonard 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Matthiesen, Carl Rolf 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Hansen, Svend Edward 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Aplin, William Carlton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Rabby, Carlos James, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Dillon, Howard Arthur 546 Completed, Uninjured
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