SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑07‑24 164 492 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Weather Limits Attacks: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. This mission was primarily against enemy troops near the invasion front lines. Weather prevented attacks on the primary target, but the lead group did manage to bomb a road junction just south of the primary target. The high group made two bomb runs in an attempt to attack the primary, but was unable see the target area. Similarly, the low group was preparing to make a second run on the primary when it received a radio message to abandon operations.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Low group.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-6109 JD*Q OLE TULIK
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Farra, Robert Leslie 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Christian, Arthur Dean 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Daley, Patrick Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Cox, Frank LeRoy, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Bonsall, Harold Leverne 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret McKinney, Chester J 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Amann, Marcel 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Zerillo, William Vito 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Fager, Vearl D 545 Completed, Uninjured
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