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.
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 43-37843 SO*B ALEX
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Bean, Donald W 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Peterson, Harlan Dale 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Jones, Albert Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Frazier, William Edward, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Albro, Paul Willard 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Nastick, Henry Pete 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Casper, Delmar Rulon 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Benefiel, Orville Eugene 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Steinberg, William Herman 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Gordon, Omar Leslie, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
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