SORTIE REPORT #5641
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑11 177 541 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
More Troop Support: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Little opposition and good weather conditions permitted each group formation to bomb their assigned targets in the Brest area accurately. Note that each group was assigned a different aiming point for this mission.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42‑97251 546th BK*O SNUFFY Kahn, Arthur William
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Tracy, Edward Hanks 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Hancock, Harry Carleton 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Sheppard, Ralph Bartlett 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Vlaun, Richard Joseph 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Hopkins, Robert Lee 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Veal, Connally Hammond 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Powell, Frederick H 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Balacek, Richard William 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Surowiec, Joseph (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stephens, Herbert Arthur 546 Completed, Uninjured
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