SORTIE REPORT #4744
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑08 154 460 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Weather Hides Primary Target: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three group formations of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing. Weather concealed the primary target, and with limited visibility of the ground, the lead group was unable to find an authorized target of opportunity to attack: the high and low groups independently dropped their bombs on a Luftwaffe airfield just north of Poix.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High group.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Poix Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie, France
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑102620 546th BK*P DE RUMBLE IZER Clayton, Alfred George
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Gibson, James Allen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Preller, Robert Henry 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator O'Neill, John P 546 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Pattillo, William James 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Algase, Max Louis 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bowers, Henry M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret D'Amelio, Vincent Anthony 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kennemer, Frank Winifried 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gilmore, James K, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
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