Mission # 129

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 6 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 129
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 395   (more...)
Mission Comments Weather Stymies Bombers
The third D-Day mission for the 384th Bombardment Group (H) sent a small group to attack a highway choke point behind the invasion beachhead as part of Air Task Force #4. Weather again had all targets socked in, and the 384th bombers, having no PFF-equipped aircraft, returned without attacking.
Primary Target Target: Highway Choke Point in City of Caen
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Target Attacked (Mode) No Target Attacked
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 12
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

12 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
42‑31222Menke, Robert A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31435Halasz, John Julius Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Pompe, Bernard Joseph Completed MissionLead Squadron, Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Rucker, David Leroy Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822James, Robert Huey Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Completed MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Meland, Ralph W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Humbles, Alfred T Completed MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Shearer, Wilbur Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Ungerman, Kenneth Armistead Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107221Lane, Edward William Completed MissionLead Squadron, Group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Dean, Ralph Merrick Completed MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT