Mission # 151

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 6 July 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 151
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 455
Mission Comments Traffic Jam
In the first of today's two missions, the 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three group formations of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing. Due to repeated air traffic conflicts during the bomb run on the primary target, followed by bombsight failure, targets of opportunity (TOO) were attacked. The lead group attacked an airfield at Prouvy (Denain), France; the low Group attacked an airfield at Vitry-en-Artois, France; the high group attacked an airfield at Moorsele (Wevelgem), Belgium.
Primary Target Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Various Targets Attacked, See Individual Sorties
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 35
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
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
42‑31435Maggart, Richard Lee Completed MissionLead group. Crash landed at RAF Manston, Kent, due to major flak damage.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Myrick, Kenneth D Completed MissionHigh section deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Gottfried, Raymond Nathan Completed MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102459.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Druckenmiller, Leon C Completed MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Carey, Gates Chapman Completed MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑38208Pring, Robert Bradford Completed MissionHigh group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888James, Robert Huey Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Melsen, Howard Carl Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Griggs, Frederick Monroe Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Completed MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Brown, Billie Barnard Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Hale, Charles Eugene Completed MissionLow Squadron lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Rosborough, James Edward Completed MissionHigh section deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Rooker, Billy Roy Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Minor, Henry W Completed MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Gowder, Charles Fred Completed MissionHigh section lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Bagby, Donald Woods Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97510Rucker, David Leroy Completed MissionHigh section lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Melzar, Raymond Augustus Completed MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Peterson, Harold William Completed MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97948Stills, James Vernon Completed MissionHigh section lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Koch, Robert Bruce Completed MissionHigh group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Anderson, Earl Overlade Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Burkhard, James Albert Completed MissionLow Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Halasz, John Julius Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37974. Low Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Young, Daniel Monroe Completed MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Norton, Paul E AbortedLead group. Turned back; crew member became ill.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Pranger, Nicholas Vincent Completed MissionHigh section deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert F Completed MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑107064Blackburn, Keith Monroe Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Dean, Ralph Merrick Completed MissionLow group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107224Lane, Edward William Completed MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Allred, Frank Lavon Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Sullivan, James Dominic Completed MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Menke, Robert A Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Dudock, Edward Peter Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Adams, William Lowell Completed MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6147Herzog, John Henry Completed MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Bahten, John Irwin Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT