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 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 42-97960 SO*M not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Commander Shelley, John K 547 Completed, Uninjured
Pilot McCartney, James Thomas 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Kinzer, James Brooks, Jr 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Hendrix, Alfred Franklin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Sapolin, Morton (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Frisbee, Joseph Selvyn 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Saunders, Rufus Milton 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Kemp, Phillip Giles 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Snyder, Clifford Leroy 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Flannery, Wade Henderson 547 Completed, Uninjured
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