B-24s on Mission to Rocket Launching Platforms in France 2 Aug 1944
Lew Funk's mission log states: 8-2-44 Bertreville, St Saens, St Ouen, St Jean France, Rocket Launching Platform 16 Aircrafts, 29 Tons Dropped, Results Poor, No Flak No Aircrafts Lost, No KIA, No WIA Made our run but did no drop Pilot Marks, Ship #4778, Time 4:30
Mission was to 3 different buzz bomb sites Foret de St. Saens, Betreville, St. Jean du Cordonney
Valor to Victory Site at valortovictory.tripod.com/1944-08.htm states:
Command Pilot: FANDEL. Buzz bomb targets. 39 planes were dispatched. 11 planes dropped 30 tons on the primary target and 28 failed to bomb. 34 Credit Sorties.
Nearest Aircraft is with the 444th BG as denoted by the 'B' on the tail
The further away aircraft is from the 92nd BW of the 486th BG as denoted by the 'O' on the tail