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: J Group.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-6141 SU*F SNEAKIN DEACON
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Toler, Harold Morton 544 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Wehrheim, Francis Walter 544 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Henson, William Alvin, II 544 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Tierney, Francis Samuel 544 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Cornelius, Harold Marvin 544 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Lioy, Gene A 544 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Quackenbush, John Parker 544 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Moran, Richard D 544 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Colasuonno, Rocco 544 Completed, Uninjured
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