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 Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
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 44-8011 SO*J MISBEHAVIN'
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Dudock, Edward Peter 547 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Nicholson, Gilbert Orin 547 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Adelman, Effrom Milton 547 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Barton, John Isaac 547 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Kaessner, Howard Lee 547 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Mettler, Jesse Wayne 547 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Carr, Edward Joseph 547 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Armentrout, Elvin Jahune 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Thompson, Bruce Roy 547 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Sorice, Dominic (NMI) 547 Completed, Uninjured
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