Mission # 127

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 6 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 127
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 394   (more...)
Mission Comments Blanked by Weather
The first D-Day mission for the 384th Bombardment Group (H) sent a squadron to knock out a new type of rocket gun installation as part of Air Task Force #1. Solid clouds in the target area prevented this formation from dropping bombs there, or on any other targets of opportunity (TOO). This squadron is referred to "H Group" in mission planning documents.
Primary Target Target: Rocket Gun Installation
Type: Military
Location: 'Meuvaines' (actually, 1.3 miles SE of Crépon), France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 6
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

7 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
42‑32106Van Every, Russell MeredithCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert BruceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Keate, Richard CliffordCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Adams, William LowellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Peterson, Harold WilliamCompleted MissionH Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑107148Bennett, Dewayne (NMI)Completed MissionH Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT