Mission # 123

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 2 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 123
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 384   (more...)
Mission Comments Pre-Invasion Tactical Targets
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) also flew as the fourth 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. [Note: see Mission 122 for pool of spare aircraft.]
Primary Target Target: Four Medium Howitzer Batteries, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 20
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

20 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
42‑32106Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Melzar, Raymond Augustus Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974Rimbold, Arthur Arimese Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Johnson, William T Completed MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Gottfried, Raymond Nathan Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter Thomas Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Eakins, Robert Nathanial Completed MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Adams, William Lowell Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282James, Robert Huey Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Kirkpatrick, William Hugh Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert Encil Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97699Pryor, Raymond Thomas Completed MissionGroup Lead. PFF ship and unidentified crew members provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Liebert, Jack Louis Completed MissionCould not attack target due to defective bomb rack.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Burkhard, James Albert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Halasz, John Julius Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Dean, Ralph Merrick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Bagby, Donald Woods Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Lane, Edward William Completed MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Pompe, Bernard Joseph Completed MissionGroup Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Maggart, Richard Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT