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, High Squadron 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
B-17G 44-6294 JD*N SCOTTY
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Liebert, Jack Louis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Curran, Kenneth James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Carvelli, Daniel D 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Adorni, Roy Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Gray, James Ronald 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Fishbein, Alfred (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Talley, Harold Graham 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Drysdale, Douglas David 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Goresh, Andrew (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
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