Mission # 179

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 13 August 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 179
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 548
Mission Comments Enemy Transportation Routes
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) provided all three groups of the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing on today's mission. These attacks were aimed at disrupting the road network behind the enemy lines, hindering his mobility and re-supply capability. Results were generally good, although the lead (2 runs) and high groups attacked secondary targets in the same area as their assigned primary targets, about three miles SE of Beaumont-le-Roger.
Primary Target Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
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
42‑31222Brookshire, James DCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, high group. returned with #3 prop windmilling because the shaft broke.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Peters, Lloyd ACompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38013Bills, Edgar LCompleted MissionLow group. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97150.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑39888Hepler, Wilbur DavidCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑38013.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97204Majeske, Charles PaulCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward HanksCompleted MissionLead group. Returned from mission with #1 feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Rowe, George BCompleted MissionLow group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Hughes, Robert DavisFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Wismer, Richard GlenCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Groff, Richard HubertCompleted MissionHigh group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Causa, Raymond (NMI)Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead group flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Keate, Richard CliffordCompleted MissionWing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Bahten, John IrwinCompleted MissionLow group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Lindberg, Gilbert RCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Robertson, Vernon MCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted MissionHigh section deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Clements, Ben HillCompleted MissionHigh section lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Young, Daniel MonroeCompleted MissionLead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Henderson, William VCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Carlson, Walter ElmerCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Allred, Frank LavonCompleted MissionHigh group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058LeDonne, Edward GeorgeCompleted MissionHigh section lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Peterson, John WrightCompleted MissionHigh section lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
43‑37713Mead, Frank WillardCompleted MissionLow group. Returned from mission with #3 feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Durdin, Larkin ClaytonCompleted MissionHigh group deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Bean, Donald WCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Green, Loren LesterCompleted MissionLead group hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Soester, Wilbur LeroyCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Reed, William MarcusCompleted MissionHigh group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Skehan, Joseph RCompleted MissionLow group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Kass, Robert HilerCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionLow group deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Laboda, Joseph StanleyCompleted MissionWing deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8011Lynch, Edward ThomasCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, low group.
SORTIE REPORT