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.

Today is October 20th

The Group flew one mission on this date:

Year Mission Primary Target
194333Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Düren, Germany
  • 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.
  • September 2020 Newsletter: The September issue, in full color, has been uploaded to the website. Just pull down the "384TH BG INC" top menu topic and click on the "Newsletters" menu item. A monochrome printed copy will be mailed to all members.
  • Group & Squadron Patches: ALL patches are back in stock! Visit Marketplace/PX.
  • 384th Commemorative Wing Panel Project: The Wing Panel - aka "Wingy" - has been delivered to its new home at the Hill Aerospace Museum in Ogden, Utah, where it will become the centerpiece of a new display. See it here. It is anticipated that future Group activities may include visits to the Museum. See B-17 Wing Panel Signing Photos.
  • 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 5 July 2020.

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  • 384th 2021 REUNION: Planning is underway for a reunion next year. At this time the target dates are 28 September to 3 October 2021, and the location will be 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, visit 384TH BG INC⇒Reunions.
  • POSTPONED - Eighth Air Force Historical Society 2020 Reunion. Announcement from Travis Chapin, Director, 8th AFHS: "The Board held a Skype meeting on August 9 and it was decided to postpone the Memphis Reunion to October 19-23, 2022 We are not meeting in Memphis this year but will next meet October 27-31, 2021 in Savannah. Obviously, this decision was necessitated by the realities of Covid-19."

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6 OCTOBER 2020
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