Welcome to the 384th Bomb Group Website

The 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) flew 316 combat missions over Europe in B-17 aircraft during World War II in the 8th Air Force's strategic bombing campaign against Axis powers. This website honors and preserves the record of the 384th.
MISSION FOR TODAY

Today is January 20th

The Group flew one mission on this date:

Year Mission Primary Target
1945257Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
NEWS & NOTICES
  • INSECURE WEBSITE ADDRESS: If you do not see a little lock symbol in the browser address bar, please click on the "384TH HOME" link in the menu bar - then UPDATE ALL OF YOUR BOOKMARKS for this site, including the photo gallery.
  • Friends of the 384th: The Friends of the 384th in England are working to develop a 384th Museum at Grafton Underwood. Learn more about their plans and progress on their Facebook. This website will maintain a 384th Museum page for additional history, progress, and status of the museum; find it via the top menu at 384TH AIRFIELD ⇒ The Museum, or use this shortcut.
  • Help Wanted: Assistance needed for the 384thBombGroup.com website. Internet experience is not necessary. Join a small team of volunteer researchers and associates to expand and preserve the record of the 384th Bomb Group in WWII. To learn more, contact the current Webmaster using the link below.
  • 384th BOMB GROUP CHALLENGE COIN: As of late December 2020, a new batch of 150 challenge coins has been received, and orders are being filled.
  • Group & Squadron Patches: ALL patches are back in stock! Visit Marketplace/PX.
  • 384th Commemorative Wing Panel Project - UPDATE: The Wing Panel - aka "Wingy" - has been delivered to its new home at the Hill Aerospace Museum in Ogden, Utah, and has been installed as the centerpiece of a new display focused on the 8th AF. See it here. It is anticipated that future Group activities will include visits to the Museum. See also B-17 Wing Panel Signing Photos.
  • DUES UPDATE: Dues for the 2021 calendar year are due. Payments should be sent to Carol Alfter - see the address on any newsletter or on the updated membership form (pull down the 384TH BG INC topic in the top menu and click on Membership).
  • Planning to Visit Grafton Underwood? Click HERE for visit information and local contacts.
  • What's New? See the latest website updates and revisions on the Website Change Log, last modified 18 January 2021.
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REUNIONS
  • 384th 2021 REUNION: Planning is underway for our 2021 Reunion. At this time the target dates are 28 September to 3 October 2021 in Ogden, Utah. Amy Mazer Meighan will make all local arrangements (again!).
  • Past Reunions: For a list of all the reunions held by the 384th Bomb Group since the first one in 1967 - with links to photo albums (where they exist) - visit 384TH BG INC⇒Reunions.
  • Eighth Air Force Historical Society 2021 Reunion: Members of the 384th may wish to attend the 8AFHS 2021 Reunion in Savannah, GA, 27-31 October 2021. Information will be posted on the 8th Air Force Historical Society website beginning March 2021.