Mission # 157

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 13 July 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 157
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 471
Mission Comments Third Munich Mission
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided the high groups for the 41st A and B Combat Bombardment Wings (41A Group and 41B Group) on today's mission. Both groups bombed on signal from their respective wing lead, who bombed the target using PFF. One aircraft bombed a target of opportunity, apparently the railroad station in Schoden, Germany.
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 - 33
Aborted - 3
Scrubbed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

41 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
42‑31484Pompe, Bernard Joseph Completed Mission41A Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Young, Daniel Monroe Completed Mission41A Group, High Squadron Deputy. Landed away at RAF Wethersfield, Essex, on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37974Patella, Joseph David Completed Mission41B Group. Landed away at Knettishall, AAF Station 136, on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Gowder, Charles Fred Completed Mission41B Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Brown, Billie Barnard Completed Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Murchan, Lawrence Aloysius Aborted41A Group. Turned back with oxygen system problems.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97072Combs, William Felix Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Dudock, Edward Peter Completed Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97178Bean, Arthur E Completed Mission41A Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Landed away at RAF Wratting Common, Cambridgeshire, on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97201Lynch, Edward Thomas Completed Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Pring, Robert Bradford Completed Mission41B Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Carter, Jack Nifong Completed Mission41B Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Endelicato, Marion (NMI) Aborted41B Group. Turned back while assembling over field because oxygen hose in ball turret broke, also affecting waist gunner's position.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Sweeney, Ned Hardy Completed Mission41B Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Maggart, Richard Lee Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97367MacFarlane, Menzies James Completed Mission41B Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97449[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102500.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Jennings, William Cornelius Completed Mission41B Group. Landed away at Knettishall, AAF Station 136, on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Heim, Gerard Anthony Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Fairfield, William Adelbert Completed Mission41A Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑102430Pluhar, Emil Edward Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Melzar, Raymond Augustus Aborted41A Group. Turned back with #4 engine throwing excessive oil.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Bahten, John Irwin Completed Mission41B Group. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 41‑97229.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102518Cranstoun, Richard Leroy Completed Mission41A Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Minor, Henry W Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Gibson, James Allen Completed Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Rimbold, Arthur Arimese Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Myrick, Kenneth D Completed Mission41B Group. Landed away at Knettishall, AAF Station 136, on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Kelley, Robert Encil Completed Mission41A Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Ungerman, Kenneth Armistead Completed Mission41B Group Lead. Landed away at Knettishall, AAF Station 136, on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Cole, Alfred H Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑107224Lane, Edward William Flight CompletedWeather aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Stills, James Vernon Completed Mission41B Group. Landed away at RAF Warboys, Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire), on return due to weather.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Liebert, Jack Louis Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Menke, Robert A Completed Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109McGee, Leonard Vincent Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141James, Robert Huey Completed Mission41A Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Griggs, Frederick Monroe Completed Mission41B Group.
SORTIE REPORT