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 Completed Mission
Comments: H Group Lead.
Group Primary (Visual)
Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102933 BK*Q QUEENIE Slotwinski, Ted F
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander June, Glenn Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot Vinnedge, Roy Alan 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Jackson, William McClean 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mechling, Robert Paul 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Burek, Stanley Thomas 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Walcott, Lester Allen 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Wisdahl, Raymond Orlando 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Endelicato, Marion (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Rock, Frank Willis 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Knowles, Ralph Sheridan, Jr 546 Completed, Uninjured
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