Mission # 125

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 4 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 125
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 389   (more...)
Mission Comments Tactical Targets Again
The 41st Combat Bombardment Wing contributed three two-group wings for today's mission. The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41B Wing, in the Wing's Lead and Low Group positions. The Eighth Air Force continued the pressure on enemy ground forces ahead of the invasion with this attack on prepared artillery emplacements.
Primary Target Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 35
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
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

44 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
42‑3441Shelley, John K Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31222[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑31484Pompe, Bernard Joseph Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Strong, Bert F AbortedLead Group. Turned back over Brighton because #2 engine was giving trouble and pulling only 17 inches, due to a hole in the exhaust collection ring.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Van Every, Russell Meredith Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Lead Group Flying Spare. Returned as briefed.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37974Halasz, John Julius Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert Huey Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Hannaford, Vernon Lloyal Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑38208Johnson, William T Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97139June, Glenn Joseph Completed MissionLow Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Malone, John J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Menke, Robert A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter Thomas Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Eakins, Robert Nathanial Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Roth, Verle Leroy Completed MissionLow Group; did not bomb target due to incorrectly set up intervalometer.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert Bradford Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Brown, Billie Barnard Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Sullivan, James Dominic Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert Bruce Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Gibson, James Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Melzar, Raymond Augustus Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Kirkpatrick, William Hugh Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert Encil Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Wortman, Marshall (NMI) Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Burkhard, James Albert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97533Nuttall, Alfred Charles Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Lead. PFF aircraft and unidentified crew members supplied by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97637Stallings, Gordon Kenneth Completed MissionLow Group Lead. PFF ship and unidentified crew members were supplied by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Bagby, Donald Woods Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Rimbold, Arthur Arimese Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Rosborough, James Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Fitzgerald, Thomas Hayward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Dean, Ralph Merrick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Carey, Gates Chapman Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Gottfried, Raymond Nathan Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Shearer, Wilbur Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Adams, William Lowell Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Peck, Harland K Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Stevens, Raymond Robert Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121MacFarlane, Menzies James Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Kelly, John Thomas Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT