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: Low group lead.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vitry-en-Artois, France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97941 JD*D MARION
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Bennett, Dewayne (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Peterson, Harold William 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Reinlie, Robert Lainlor 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Kasmerski, Stephen James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Geriak, John (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Haggai, Melvin Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Wood, David Albert 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Miller, Frederick Christian 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Fisher, Arthur Alvin 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Ruschival, Adam Charles 545 Completed, Uninjured
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