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: I Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Group Primary (Visual)
Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Flers, France
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 44-6149 SO*U HOT AFTER IT
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Neville, Harry Walter 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Hobdey, Cecil Delwin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Parker, Max Franklin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Lay, Obert Merle 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret DeLauri, Angelo 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Kania, Stanley Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Olson, Robert Woodrow 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Harper, Jack Rollin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Radde, Gerhardt Carl 547 Completed, Uninjured
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