Mission # 130

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 7 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 130
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 397   (more...)
Mission Comments Bombers Cut Transport Routes
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided the Lead and Low Groups for the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Tactical support for the invasion was provided with an attack on transport routes through and around Caen. Bombs were dropped using Gee-H aiming.
Primary Target Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 35
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 4
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

43 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
42‑3441Hannaford, Vernon Lloyal Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31222[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑31435Bagby, Donald Woods Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37785Melzar, Raymond Augustus AbortedTurned back; superchargers ran away and became uncontrollable.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Halasz, John Julius Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert Huey Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Shelley, John K Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Gottfried, Raymond Nathan Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Melsen, Howard Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Brown, Billie Barnard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Eakins, Robert Nathanial Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Roth, Verle Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert Bradford Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Humbles, Alfred T Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251June, Glenn Joseph Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Kelly, John Thomas Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert Bruce Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Fairfield, William Adelbert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Peterson, Walter Thomas Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert Encil Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97521Burkhard, James Albert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Wortman, Marshall (NMI) Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Adams, William Lowell Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Keate, Richard Clifford Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Smith, Charles Grover Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Lead. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Maggart, Richard Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Fitzgerald, Thomas Hayward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Rucker, David Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Dean, Ralph Merrick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Carey, Gates Chapman Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur Arimese Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Thoma, Edward Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert F Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Gibson, James Allen Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Sullivan, James Dominic Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064MacFarlane, Menzies James Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Malone, John J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Helmley, Loyd Elmer Completed MissionLow Group Lead. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Pompe, Bernard Joseph Completed MissionLow Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Hale, Charles Eugene Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT