Mission # 171

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 4 August 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 171
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 514
Mission Comments V-Weapon Laboratory Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st C Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. The long haul to Peenemünde on the Baltic - over 10 hours total flying time - was rewarded with visual bombing conditions at the primary target. Crews felt that the target area was well hit.
Primary Target Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 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

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
42‑31222Herzog, John Henry Completed MissionHigh Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106McDaniel, Clifford Franklin Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Rainey, Harry Wesley Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38014[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38208Hicks, Ralph Benjamin Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Bean, Donald W Completed MissionHigh Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Pranger, Nicholas Vincent Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Soester, Wilbur Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Plowman, Noel Elwin Completed MissionLead Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Hepler, Wilbur David Completed MissionLow Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Groff, Richard Hubert Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Low Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97699Wilson, Quentin Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Lead. PFF Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97960McCartney, James Thomas Completed MissionHigh Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Myrick, Kenneth D Completed MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy. PFF Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Martin, Donald Francis Completed MissionHigh Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Maggart, Richard Lee Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Neville, Harry Walter Completed MissionHigh Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Clements, Ben Hill Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Hunt, John Hardy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Hulcher, Donald Lawrence  Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
High Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Davis, L K (IO) Completed MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Shwery, Arthur J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Combs, William Felix Completed MissionLow Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Norton, Paul E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Hassing, Eugene Theron Completed MissionLead Group. One bomb dropped between IP and target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Hanlon, Ernest Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Peterson, John Wright Completed MissionLead Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Thompson, Paul W Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Dodson, Lee White Completed MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Mead, Frank Willard Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Lead Group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Wood, Rodney J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Strong, Bert F Completed MissionLow Group Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Wismer, Richard Glen Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Green, Loren Lester Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Mock, John Montague Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Lynch, Edward Thomas Completed MissionHigh Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Farra, Robert Leslie Completed MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Maxey, Jesse Edward Completed MissionLow Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Toler, Harold Morton Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8011Dudock, Edward Peter Completed MissionHigh Group Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT