SORTIE REPORT
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: High group.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME GROUND CREW CHIEF
B-17G 42-102620 BK*P, SU*F/K DE RUMBLE IZER Clayton, Alfred G
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Henderson, William V 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Oosterhof, Franklin G 546 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Twomey, Jeremiah (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier Smith, George K 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Owens, Buddy L 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Rodgers, William M 546 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Tobman, Milton (NMI) 546 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Woodruff, Walker Ace 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Stephens, Herbert A 546 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Austin, Ralph Earl 546 Completed, Uninjured
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