SORTIE REPORT
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 SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-97309 JD*C KATHLEEN LADY OF VICTORY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Pluhar, Emil Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Switzer, Ralph Vincent 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Machiz, Irving 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Hall, Horace Homer 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Harbrecht, Robert Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Perry, Gilbert Franklin 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Clary, Leonard Estus 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Frederickson, Ralph Louis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Amspacher, Ray Richard 545 Completed, Uninjured
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