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Mission # 156

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 12 July 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 156
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 468
Mission Comments A Second Long Ride to Munich
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing, and also supplied the wing's low group on today's mission. Clouds in the target area required the use of PFF aiming.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 30
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Scrubbed - 1
Aborted - 4
Failed To Return - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

42 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
42‑31222[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑31484Liebert, Jack LouisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Young, Daniel MonroeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Durdin, Larkin ClaytonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Bahten, John IrwinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Hale, Charles EugeneAborted Mission After Taking Off.Low group deputy. Turned back due to failure of generators in engines 1, 3, & 4.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Patella, Joseph DavidCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Combs, William FelixCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Griggs, Frederick MonroeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Olson, Norman (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Lynch, Edward ThomasFlying Spare, Returned As Briefed SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert BradfordCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Sweeney, Ned HardyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑97271Heim, Gerard AnthonyAborted Mission After Taking Off.Turned back due to failure of #2 engine.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97273Rosborough, James EdwardFailed To ReturnLow group. At 1325, immediately after bombs away, 4 parachutes appeared from plane which exploded a few thousand feet below the formation; flak damage, crashed in the area of Munich, Germany. MACR 7568
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309McGee, Leonard VincentAborted Mission After Taking Off.Lead group. Turned back with #1 engine trouble.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Maggart, Richard LeeAborted Mission After Taking Off.Lead group. Turned back due to #3 prop becoming uncontrollable.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Cole, Alfred HCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Johnson, William TCompleted MissionWing deputy. PFF ship and unidentified crew members provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97699Pryor, Raymond ThomasCompleted MissionWing lead. PFF ship and unidentified crew members provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941[N/A]Lead Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑97948Gibson, James AllenCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Koch, Robert BruceCompleted MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Allred, Frank LavonCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Gowder, Charles FredCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Endelicato, Marion (NMI)Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Spiers, Paul RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Murchan, Lawrence AloysiusCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Jennings, William CorneliusCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Kell, Joseph WilfredSpare, Completed MissionScheduled as a lead group flying spare, was apparently re-assigned to #5 in the lead Squadron when Minor scrubbed.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑107064Coleman, Lee BrowningCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Peck, Harland KennethCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Bean, Arthur ECompleted MissionLead group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Strong, Bert FranklinCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Stills, James VernonCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffDid not take off, reasons unknown.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Menke, Robert ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Mount, Dick WilsonCompleted MissionLow group. Landed away at at Knettishall, AAF Station 136, on return due to heavy battle damage; bombed target; all crew safe.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141James, Robert HueyCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT