Mission # 154

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 8 July 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 154
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 460
Mission Comments Weather Hides Primary Target
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three group formations of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing. Weather concealed the primary target, and with limited visibility of the ground, the lead group was unable to find an authorized target of opportunity to attack: the high and low groups independently dropped their bombs on a Luftwaffe airfield just north of Poix.
Primary Target Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Target Attacked (Mode) TOO (Visual)
Target: Poix Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie, France
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
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
42‑31484Cranstoun, Richard LeroyCompleted MissionHigh section lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Young, Daniel MonroeCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37974Murchan, Lawrence AloysiusFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38014Carey, Gates ChapmanCompleted MissionHigh group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionLow group. Did not attack target due to mechanical failure and brought bombs back to base
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Jennings, William CorneliusFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Coleman, Lee BrowningCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Pring, Robert BradfordCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Rosborough, James EdwardCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Pluhar, Emil EdwardCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367Bahten, John IrwinFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449Sweeney, Ned HardyCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97521Herzog, John HenryCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Fairfield, William AdelbertCompleted MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Koch, Robert BruceCompleted MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Seitz, Harold MeadeCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Durdin, Larkin ClaytonCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Endelicato, Marion (NMI)Completed MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Spiers, Paul RobertCompleted MissionHigh section lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Minor, Henry WCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur ArimeseCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Gibson, James AllenCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert FCompleted MissionLow group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Meland, Ralph WCompleted MissionHigh group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Thompson, Paul WCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Myrick, Kenneth DCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107064Carter, Jack NifongCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Stills, James VernonCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑107224Melzar, Raymond AugustusCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Allred, Frank LavonCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Sullivan, James DominicCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Olson, Norman (NMI)Completed MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Hale, Charles EugeneCompleted MissionWing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Dudock, Edward PeterCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Adams, William LowellCompleted MissionHigh section lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Norton, Paul ECompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Rooker, Billy RoyCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT