Mission # 104

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 May 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 104
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 347
Mission Comments Railroad Hub Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Clear weather at the target enabled accurate sighting, resulting in heavy damage to the target area.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Thionville, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 11
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

17 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sorted by Pilot, and may be sorted by any column: click the column head.
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑31364Ulrey, Edgar EllsworthCompleted MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Decker, Charles EdgarCompleted MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Rucker, David LeroyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter ThomasFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Bennett, Dewayne (NMI)Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑102430.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Courtemanche, Ralph EudorCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107057.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Pompe, Bernard JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97573Kirkpatrick, William HughCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97201.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Burkhard, James AlbertAbortedTurned back with #1 supercharger failure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Corcoran, John JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Carey, Gates ChapmanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Laboda, Joseph StanleyCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Dean, Ralph MerrickCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97251.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Sullivan, James DominicFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Peterson, Harold WilliamFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare: joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT