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: Wing lead.
TOO (Visual)
Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Le Mesnil-Amey, France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-107125 JD*G DOASY DOATS
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Smith, Dale Orville GpHQ Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Fairfield, William Adelbert, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator McNair, Alexander John 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Martin-Vegue, James Raymond 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Baggs, Joseph William 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator McGill, Thomas Francis, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bray, Leo (NMI) 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Wittwer, Derall Boyd 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Johnson, Edward Harold 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Larkin, Vincent Joseph 544 Completed, Uninjured
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