Mission # 170

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 3 August 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 170
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 513   (more...)
Mission Comments V-Weapons Targeted
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew three group formations - identified as H, I, and J Groups, the last three of ten groups comprising Air Task Force #1 - on today's mission to attack widely scattered V-1 launch sites. Note that the groups of this ATF flew in trail, not in combat wing formations. Although the J Group was unable to bomb its target (Fiefs) due to weather, the H and I Groups hit their assigned targets at Fleury and Flers, respectively.
Primary Target Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
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
42‑31222Mock, John MontagueFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
I Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484[N/A]ScrubbedHerzog landed shortly after takeoff because of an engine failure; replaced this aircraft with Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑37717.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William ACompleted MissionI Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Rainey, Harry WesleyCompleted MissionI Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Peck, Harland KCompleted MissionH Group Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Hicks, Ralph BenjaminCompleted MissionI Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Durdin, Larkin ClaytonCompleted MissionJ Jroup.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionH Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Soester, Wilbur LeroyCompleted MissionI Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Patella, Joseph DavidCompleted MissionJ Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97941[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97960McCartney, James ThomasCompleted MissionI Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Hughes, Robert DavisFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
J Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Myrick, Kenneth DFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
H Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Clements, Ben HillCompleted MissionH Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Hulcher, Donald Lawrence Completed MissionH Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionJ Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Davis, L K (IO)Completed MissionH Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102617Allred, Frank LavonCompleted MissionJ Group, Low Squadron Lead. Crash-landed at RAF Chailey, East Sussex, on return due to battle damage.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Henderson, William VCompleted MissionH Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Strong, Bert FCompleted MissionJ Group Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Vinnedge, Roy AlanCompleted MissionH Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Norton, Paul ECompleted MissionJ Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted MissionH Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Hanlon, Ernest EdwardCompleted MissionH Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Peterson, John WrightCompleted MissionH Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37703Dodson, Lee WhiteCompleted MissionJ Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Herzog, John HenryCompleted MissionI Group. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑31484.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Maggart, Richard LeeCompleted MissionJ Group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Bean, Donald WCompleted MissionI Group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Hunt, John HardyCompleted MissionH Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Martin, Donald FrancisCompleted MissionJ Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionJ Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Goodrick, Gene RobertCompleted MissionI Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Skehan, Joseph RCompleted MissionI Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Farra, Robert LeslieCompleted MissionJ Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Wood, Rodney JCompleted MissionI Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Toler, Harold MCompleted MissionJ Group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionI Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Liebert, Jack LouisCompleted MissionH Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8011Dudock, Edward PeterCompleted MissionI Group Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT