SORTIE REPORT
MISSION DATA:
DATE 384th BG Mission # 8th AF Mission # 384th PRIMARY TARGET
1943‑09‑23 25 101 Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
Ship Attacked; Results Uncertain: The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew one group of 18 aircraft as the Low Group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The specific objective was a ship believed to be a floating repair shop for submarines, located in the Nantes, France, port area. Bombs were dropped using visual aiming, with undetermined results.
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
Yes Completed Mission
Comments: High Squadron Deputy.
Primary (Visual)
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQUADRON SQ CODE NAME
B-17F 41-24557 545th JD*O DAMN YANKEE
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Sundlun, Bruce George 545 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Zitnik, Charles Allen 545 Completed, Uninjured
Navigator Jylkka, Reino Oswal 545 Completed, Uninjured
Bombardier McGovern, Vincent James 545 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Cappelletti, Mike Joseph 545 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret Ramsey, William Marion 545 Completed, Uninjured
Ball Turret Curtis, William Stanley 545 Completed, Uninjured
Tail Gunner Lekas, Frank (NMI) 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Snyder, Charles Leslie 545 Completed, Uninjured
Waist (Flexible) Gunner Hayes, George Clayborne 545 Completed, Uninjured
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