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, High Squadron Deputy.
No Target Attacked
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 43-37971 JD*T not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Martin, Donald Francis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Weisenberg, Leonard 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Harrison, Arthur Seymour 545 Completed, Uninjured
Togglier Garrison, James Edwin 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Flatt, James Edward 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Bianca, Buddy Armand 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Claxon, Ernest Haydon 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Emberlin, Jessie Lee 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Winiarski, Eugene Alphonse 545 Completed, Uninjured
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