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 HenryCompleted MissionHigh Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionLow Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Rainey, Harry WesleyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38014[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38208Hicks, Ralph BenjaminCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Bean, Donald WCompleted MissionHigh Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionLead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Soester, Wilbur LeroyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Plowman, Noel ElwinCompleted MissionLead Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Hepler, Wilbur DavidCompleted MissionLow Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Groff, Richard HubertFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Low Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97699Wilson, QuentinCompleted MissionLead Group, Wing Lead. PFF Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97960McCartney, James ThomasCompleted MissionHigh Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Myrick, Kenneth DCompleted MissionLead Group, Wing Deputy. PFF Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Martin, Donald FrancisCompleted MissionHigh Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Maggart, Richard LeeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionHigh Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Clements, Ben HillCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Hunt, John HardyCompleted 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 JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionLow Group Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102959Norton, Paul ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted MissionLead Group. One bomb dropped between IP and target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Hanlon, Ernest EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Peterson, John WrightCompleted MissionLead Group Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Thompson, Paul WCompleted MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Dodson, Lee WhiteCompleted MissionLow Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Mead, Frank WillardFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Lead Group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Wood, Rodney JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Strong, Bert FCompleted MissionLow Group Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Wismer, Richard GlenCompleted MissionLead Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Green, Loren LesterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Mock, John MontagueCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Lynch, Edward ThomasCompleted MissionHigh Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Farra, Robert LeslieCompleted MissionLead Group, High Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Maxey, Jesse EdwardCompleted MissionLow Group, High Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Toler, Harold MortonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8011Dudock, Edward PeterCompleted MissionHigh Group Deputy and Hot Camera Ship.
SORTIE REPORT