Mission # 132

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 10 June 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 132
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 403   (more...)
Mission Comments Excellent Bombing Results
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the high group of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing (41A Group) and as the high group of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing (41B Group), the first two of three Wings of Air Task Force #1 on today's mission. The primary targets were clearly visible through 1/10 cloud cover, enabling the bombers to strike them accurately.
Primary Target Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 39
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
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

45 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
42‑31484Pompe, Bernard JosephCompleted Mission41B Group, Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare aircraft 42‑97941.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Bagby, Donald WoodsCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37822Finch, Francis NelsonCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982James, Robert HueyCompleted Mission41B Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Shelley, John KCompleted Mission41A Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97139Meland, Ralph WCompleted Mission41A Group, Group Deputy. Did not attack target due to total failure of bomb racks; bomb load jettisoned shortly after target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Melsen, Howard CarlFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
41A Group, Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Menke, Robert ACompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Peterson, Walter ThomasCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97188Summerville, Robert DanaCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Roth, Verle LeroyCompleted Mission41A Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert BradfordCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Brown, Billie BarnardCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Rosborough, James EdwardCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Hale, Charles EugeneCompleted Mission41A Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97282Druckenmiller, Leon CCompleted Mission41B Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Van Every, Russell MCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Gottfried, Raymond NathanCompleted Mission41B Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367MacFarlane, Menzies JamesCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Sullivan, James DominicCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Liebert, Jack LouisCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Sammons, Gerald BusbyCompleted MissionCapt. Sammons and his crew flew with the 401st Bomb Group on a mission in the afternoon.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Birckhead, Robert BruceCompleted Mission41B Group, Ground Spare Aircraft. Replaced 42‑32106.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Adams, William LowellCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Peterson, Harold WilliamCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Smith, Charles GroverCompleted Mission41A Group, Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Murchan, Lawrence AloysiusCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Fitzgerald, Thomas HaywardCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Rucker, David LeroyCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Dean, Ralph MerrickCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur ArimeseCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Shearer, Wilbur LeeCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert FCompleted Mission41B Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Fairfield, William AdelbertCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Malone, John JCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Peck, Harland KCompleted Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Stevens, Raymond RobertFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
41A Group, Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Helmley, Loyd ElmerCompleted Mission41B Group, Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107224Maggart, Richard LeeCompleted Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Kelly, John ThomasCompleted Mission41A Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Wortman, Marshall (NMI)Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT