Mission # 196

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 19 September 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 196
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 642
Mission Comments Mixed Results
The 384th Bomb Group, flying as the 41st A CBW, attacked the primary target at Hamm, Germany, with fair results for the Lead group [squadron], and poor results for the Low group [squadron]. The High group [squadron] did not bomb.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Landed In Allied Territory - 2
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
42‑31222Mead, Frank WillardCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Gross, Kenneth EugeneCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Majeske, Charles PaulCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Owens, Robert ClareCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37982Carnes, Joe RossLanded in Allied TerritoryLead Squadron flying spare; joined formation; aircraft struck by flak just before the IP; after dropping bombs on target, left formation, apparently under control; crew bailed out over Binche, Bel.; all crew returned to duty except ball turret gunner and tail gunner who were seriously injured.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Smith, Jack MCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Hassing, Eugene TheronLanded in Allied TerritoryLow Squadron flying spare; joined formation; aircraft struck by flak just before the IP; after dropping bombs on target left formation, apparently under control; landed away in France; crew returned to GU.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Mumper, Benjamin RFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102430.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97282Gilbert, Stanley MiltonCompleted MissionHot camera ship, lead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Brodie, James JosephCompleted MissionHot camera ship; high Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Rice, Robert ECompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Levine, Max (NMI)Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
42‑97941Herzog, John HenryCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97948Peterson, John WrightCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Durdin, Larkin ClaytonCompleted MissionPFF ship; lead Squadron deputy. Landed away at Old Buckenham, reason unknown.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Mock, John MontagueCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 42‑97263. Low Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑102501Brookshire, James DCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd ACompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Plowman, Noel ElwinCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Hale, Kenneth OliverCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Cepits, Francis FrederickCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Cline, Walter WCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Blankenmeyer, William JCompleted MissionLead Squadron. Landed away at Woodbridge, reason unknown.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Wismer, Richard GlenCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted MissionHot camera ship; lead Squadron. Landed away at Old Buckenham, reason unknown.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Hunt, John HardyCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Farra, Robert LeslieCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Rowe, George BCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Reed, William MarcusCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Brown, Bert OliverCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Farnsworth, Reuben JosephCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Groff, Richard HubertCompleted MissionLead Squadron. Landed away at Old Buckenham, reason unknown.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Martin, Donald FrancisCompleted MissionHot camera ship; high Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Wilson, QuentinCompleted MissionPFF ship; wing lead.
SORTIE REPORT