Mission # 122

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 2 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 122
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 384   (more...)
Mission Comments Pre-Invasion Tactical Targets
Colonel Dale O Smith led the 384th Bombardment Group (H) as the first Group of the 41st Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The Groups of the Wing followed at 3 minute intervals, rather than the normal stacked Wing formation. The assigned target was attacked through solid cloud layers using PFF, with unobserved results..
Primary Target Target: Gun Battery with six 155mm guns, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 19
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

23 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
42‑3441[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑31435[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑37758[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38013Menke, Robert A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑38208Shelley, John K Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Thoma, Edward Paul Completed MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97139June, Glenn Joseph Completed MissionGroup Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150MacFarlane, Menzies James Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Hannaford, Vernon Lloyal Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert Bradford Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Gibson, James Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Fitzgerald, Thomas Hayward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Wortman, Marshall (NMI) Completed MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97574Morrison, Donald Sylvester Completed MissionGroup Lead. PFF aircraft and unidentified crew members supplied by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Gowder, Charles Fred Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Rucker, David Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Carey, Gates Chapman Completed MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Sullivan, James Dominic Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Melsen, Howard Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Stevens, Raymond Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Ungerman, Kenneth Armistead Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Brown, Billie Barnard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT