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Mission # 151

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 6 July 1944
Eighth Air Force Operations Show Operations
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 151, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 455
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
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Scrubbed - 1
Aborted - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives
Other Mission Documents 6 July 1944, Wing Lead. A. Nuttall, E. Lane

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 LeeCompleted MissionLead group. Crash landed at RAF Manston, Kent, due to major flak damage.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Myrick, Kenneth DelayCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Gottfried, Raymond NathanCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102459.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Druckenmiller, Leon CCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Carey, Gates ChapmanCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014[N/A]Lead Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑38208Pring, Robert BradfordCompleted MissionHigh group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888James, Robert HueyCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Melsen, Howard CarlCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Griggs, Frederick MonroeCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Cranstoun, Richard LeroyCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Brown, Billie BarnardCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Hale, Charles EugeneCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Rosborough, James EdwardCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Rooker, Billy RoyCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Minor, Henry WCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Gowder, Charles FredCompleted MissionHigh section lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Bagby, Donald WoodsCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑97510Rucker, David LeroyCompleted MissionHigh section lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Melzar, Raymond AugustusCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Peterson, Harold WilliamCompleted MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97948Stills, James VernonCompleted MissionHigh section lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Koch, Robert BruceCompleted MissionHigh group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Anderson, Earl OverladeSpare, Completed MissionLow group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102442Burkhard, James AlbertCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Halasz, John JuliusCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37974. Low Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Young, Daniel MonroeCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Norton, Paul EAborted Mission After Taking Off.Lead group. Turned back; crew member became ill.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert FranklinCompleted MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑107064Blackburn, Keith MonroeCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Dean, Ralph MerrickCompleted MissionLow group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107224Lane, Edward WilliamCompleted MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Allred, Frank LavonSpare, Completed MissionLead group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Sullivan, James DominicCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Menke, Robert ACompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Dudock, Edward PeterSpare, Completed MissionHigh group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Adams, William LowellCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6147Herzog, John HenryCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Bahten, John IrwinCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT