SORTIE REPORT #5706
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1944‑08‑13 179 548 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Enemy Transportation Routes: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. These attacks were aimed at disrupting the road network behind the enemy lines, hindering his mobility and re-supply capability. Results were generally good, although the lead (2 runs) and high groups attacked secondary targets in the same area as their assigned primary targets, about three miles SE of Beaumont-le-Roger.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: Lead group.
Primary (Visual)
SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42‑31484 545th JD*F MAIRSY DOATS
SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot McDaniel, Clifford Franklin, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Rex, Kenneth Monroe 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Sturgess, James Alfred 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Mass, Henry Carmy 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Cassidy, Joseph Patrick 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Taylor, Raymond Leondis 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Carr, Donald Ralph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Becerra, Richard Joe, Jr 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Brzeski, Anthony L 545 Completed, Uninjured
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