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Mission # 113

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 23 May 1944
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 113, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 364
Weather "NOT AS BRIEFED"
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two group formations on today's mission, as the high groups of the 41st A and B Combat Bombardment Wings (41A Group and 41B Group). Both wings were assigned the same targets, and both Wing Leaders decided not to bomb the visual primary, electing to attack the briefed secondary using PFF aiming.
Primary Target Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshaling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 24
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 4
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Scrubbed - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives
Other Mission Documents 1944-05-23, Group Lead, R. Thacker, D. Brown

32 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
42‑31364[N/A]Lead Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑32106Cranstoun, Richard LeroyCompleted Mission41A Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑37785Seamon, Grover LawrenceCompleted Mission41A Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974Sammons, Gerald BusbyCompleted Mission41A Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert HueyFlying Spare, Returned As Briefed41A Group Flying Spare.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Helmley, Loyd ElmerCompleted Mission41A Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Brown, Donald HaroldCompleted Mission41B Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Gottfried, Raymond NathanCompleted Mission41A Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Hale, Charles EugeneCompleted Mission41B Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139Sullivan, James DominicCompleted Mission41B Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter ThomasCompleted Mission41A Group High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Lane, Edward WilliamCompleted Mission41A Group Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Roth, Verle LeroyCompleted Mission41B Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204MacFarlane, Menzies JamesCompleted Mission41B Group High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Humbles, Alfred ThomasCompleted Mission41B Group High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare aircraft 42‑97309.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Rosborough, James EdwardCompleted MissionGround Spare aircraft; replaced 42‑107083.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Berbrich, John MartinCompleted Mission41B Group Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Kelley, Robert EncilCompleted Mission41A Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Wright, James WileyCompleted Mission41B Group Deputy. Ground Spare aircraft; replaced 42‑97263.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Stevens, Raymond RobertFlying Spare, Returned As Briefed41B Group Flying Spare.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Gekakis, AnthonyFlying Spare, Returned As Briefed41B Group Flying Spare.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Birckhead, Robert BruceFlying Spare, Returned As Briefed41A Group Flying Spare.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Rimbold, Arthur ArimeseCompleted Mission41A Group Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Bagby, Donald WoodsCompleted Mission41A Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Pulliam, Lyle JamesCompleted Mission41A Group High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Peck, Harland KennethCompleted Mission41B Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Ungerman, Kenneth ArmisteadCompleted Mission41B Group
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare aircraft 42‑97271.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Malone, John JamesCompleted Mission41B Group Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Bennett, Dewayne (NMI)Completed Mission41A Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT