Mission # 130

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 7 June 1944
384th Mission Number
 
130
8th Air Force Mission Number 397
Mission Comments Bombers Cut Transport Routes
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing, and provided the low group for that 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 - 36
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

43 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sorted by Aircraft serial Number, and may be sorted by any column: click the column head.
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑3441Hannaford, Vernon LloyalCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31222[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑31435Bagby, Donald WoodsCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Cranstoun, Richard LeroyCompleted MissionFlying spare, joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37785Melzar, Raymond AugustusAbortedTurned back; superchargers ran away and became uncontrollable.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Halasz, John JuliusCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert HueyCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Shelley, John KCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Gottfried, Raymond NCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Melsen, Howard CarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Brown, Billie BarnardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Eakins, Robert NathanialCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Roth, Verle LeroyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert BradfordCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Humbles, Alfred TCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251June, Glenn JosephCompleted MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Kelly, John ThomasCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Birckhead, Robert BruceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Fairfield, William AdelbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Peterson, Walter ThomasCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Kelley, Robert EncilCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97521Burkhard, James AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Wortman, Marshall (NMI)Completed MissionLow squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Adams, William LowellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Keate, Richard CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Smith, Charles GroverCompleted MissionWing lead. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Maggart, Richard LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Fitzgerald, Thomas HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Rucker, David LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Dean, Ralph MCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Carey, Gates ChapmanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur AFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Thoma, Edward PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert FCompleted MissionLow squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Gibson, James AllenFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Sullivan, James DominicCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064MacFarlane, Menzies JamesFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Malone, John JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Helmley, Loyd ElmerCompleted MissionLow group lead. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Pompe, Bernard JosephCompleted MissionLow group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Hale, Charles EugeneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT