SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑03 170 513 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
V-Weapons Targeted: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew three group formations - identified as H, I, and J Groups, the last three of ten groups comprising Air Task Force #1 - on today's mission to attack widely scattered V-1 launch sites. Note that the groups of this ATF flew in trail, not in combat wing formations. Although the J Group was unable to bomb its target (Fiefs) due to weather, the H and I Groups hit their assigned targets at Fleury and Flers, respectively.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Spare, Completed Mission
Comments: J Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-102459 SU*O LITTLE KENNY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Hughes, Robert Davis 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Evans, Hugh Legar 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Rasmussen, John C 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Gabriel, Joseph Albert 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Klanke, Edward Franklin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Burns, Arlington 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Bellovary, John Joseph, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Russell, Lester Hebron, Jr 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Erich, Milton Benjamin 544 Completed, Uninjured
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