Mission # 15

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 15 August 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 15
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 82
Mission Comments Two Targets Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group flew as one group of the 103rd Combat Wing on today's mission. The plan was to drop half of each aircraft's bomb load on each of two targets. Maneuvering difficulties at the first target (Poix) reduced the bombs dropped there, but the remainder were all dropped on Glisy with good results.
Primary Target Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 18
Aborted - 2
Scrubbed - 2
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

23 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
42‑3074Armstrong, Lloyd RolandAbortedGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑3218. Turned back for unknown reasons.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3216Wofford, Drewry FryCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3218[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑3074.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3222Mattes, Frank GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3429Wilson, Clayton RCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead, group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3440Algar, Philip MorrisCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3441Ogilvie, Donald PotterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3455Faulkiner, Russel RubenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3459Kelly, James HenryCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5051[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑5444Lecates, Robert LeslieCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5797Magowan, DavidCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5843Pulcipher, Ralph RobertCompleted MissionLead Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5849Frink, Horace EverettCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5852Butler, Johnny AddisonCompleted MissionGroup lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5889Sprague, Alfred LeeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Higdon, Philip EAbortedGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑29703. Turned back for unknown reasons.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑29651.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29728Jacobs, Randolph George EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Willing, Mark SkinnerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29814Ingles, John ThomasCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29956Hausenfluck, Jesse DeeCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30196Armstrong, James EdwinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT