Mission # 177

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 11 August 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 177
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 541
Mission Comments More Troop Support
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st A Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. Little opposition and good weather conditions permitted each group formation to bomb their assigned targets in the Brest area accurately. Note that each group was assigned a different aiming point for this mission.
Primary Target Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

44 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
42‑31484Kass, Robert HilerCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William ACompleted MissionLow group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑37822Buslee, John OliverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Carnes, Joe RossCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑40018Keate, Richard CliffordCompleted MissionLow group lead. PFF ship provided by the 379th BG, Kimbolton, AAF Station 117.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Hicks, Ralph BenjaminCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Skehan, Joseph RFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward HanksCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Bennett, John RCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionHigh section lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Pluhar, Emil EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Maggart, Richard LeeCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97557Koch, Robert BruceCompleted MissionWing lead. PFF ship provided by the 303rd BG, Molesworth, AAF Station 107.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑97986Peck, Harland KCompleted MissionHigh group lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Murchan, Lawrence AloysiusCompleted MissionHigh section lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102459Shwery, Arthur JCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Hepler, Wilbur DavidCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Clements, Ben HillCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Brodie, James JosephFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Henderson, William VCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Hughes, Robert DavisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Hanlon, Ernest EdwardCompleted MissionHigh group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058Plowman, Noel ElwinAbortedHigh group flying spare. Turned back because he couldn't locate formation. A contributing factor was a broken radiocompass antenna.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Davis, L K (IO)Completed MissionHigh group deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Mead, Frank WillardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Hunt, John HardyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Seidlein, George HCompleted MissionHigh section lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Rainey, Harry WesleyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Kinnaird, William RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Parker, George FrederickCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Durdin, Larkin ClaytonFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Goodrick, Gene RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Brown, Bert OliverCompleted MissionLead group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Hulcher, Donald Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Mock, John MontagueCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Herzog, John HenryCompleted MissionLow group deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8011Bahten, John IrwinCompleted MissionWing deputy and lead group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT