SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑06 151 455 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Traffic Jam: In the first of today's two missions, the 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three group formations of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing. Due to repeated air traffic conflicts during the bomb run on the primary target, followed by bombsight failure, targets of opportunity (TOO) were attacked. The lead group attacked an airfield at Prouvy (Denain), France; the low Group attacked an airfield at Vitry-en-Artois, France; the high group attacked an airfield at Moorsele (Wevelgem), Belgium.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High group.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Moorsele Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Moorsele (Wevelgem), Belgium
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-107064 SO*S MISS FITT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Blackburn, Keith Monroe 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Warren, Kenneth C 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kuba, Carl Willliam 547 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Kalinowski, Carl Martin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Wardell, Raymond Arthur 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Keith, William Bernie 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Irwin, Robert Tait 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner McBride, Charles E 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Dunn, Lawrence Warren 547 Completed, Uninjured
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