Mission # 198

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 25 September 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 198
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 647
Mission Comments Primary Target Attacked By PFF
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st CBW B Wing, and as the lead and high groups of the 41st CBW C Wing. In all, 53 aircraft took off between 0700 and 0736. All formations bombed the primary target using PFF aiming, with unobserved results.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 48
Failed To Return - 1
Aborted - 3
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

53 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 Willard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Duesler, Donald Barton Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William Andrew Completed MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Owens, Robert Clare Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Gabel, Raymond John Completed MissionC Wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Keller, Marion Wayne Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Brown, Bert Oliver Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Buslee, John Oliver Completed MissionC Wing, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward Hanks Completed MissionB wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Farnsworth, Reuben Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Hunt, John Hardy Completed MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Blankenmeyer, William J Completed MissionC Wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Brodie, James Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Gilbert, Stanley Milton AbortedC Wing, lead group. Aborted over base during assembly due to personnel illness.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Salley, Thomas Raysor Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Mandelbaum, Norman W (IO) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Toler, Harold Morton Completed MissionC wing deputy. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Hulcher, Donald Lawrence  Completed MissionB Wing, low group lead. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97948Minor, Henry W Completed MissionC wing, low group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Parker, George Frederick Completed MissionB wing, high group deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Malone, John James Completed MissionB Wing, deputy wing lead. PFF ship. Led wing on bomb run due to failure of equipment on lead aircraft - the PFF on this ship went out momentarily on first bomb run, forcing a second one.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Rice, Robert Eugene AbortedC Wing, lead Squadron. Aborted due to personnel illness.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Neville, Harry Walter Completed MissionB wing, high group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Ellis, Harold Richard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Bills, Edgar L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd Arman Completed MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620LeDonne, Edward George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Patella, Joseph David Completed MissionC wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Mock, John Montague Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Plowman, Noel Elwin Failed to ReturnHit by flak, crashed near Wiesbaden, Germany; MACR 9414
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Causa, Raymond (NMI) Completed MissionCollided with B-24, but was able to return to base; left wing damaged.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Chmura, Edward (NMI) AbortedTurned back due to mechanical failure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Henderson, William Vincent Completed MissionC Wing, low group deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148McDaniel, Clifford Franklin Completed MissionC Wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Combs, William Felix Completed MissionC Wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Green, Loren Lester Completed MissionB Wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Norton, Paul E Completed MissionC wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred Completed MissionC wing, low group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Wismer, Richard Glen Completed MissionB wing, low group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Mumper, Benjamin Royce Completed MissionC wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Carlson, Walter Elmer Completed MissionC Wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Hutchinson, Thomas Dale Completed MissionC Wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Cepits, Francis Frederick Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
C Wing, low group, flying spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Goodrick, Gene Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Skehan, Joseph Lynne Completed MissionB wing, high group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Doran, William Elmer Completed MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Smith, Jack M Completed MissionC wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Hughes, Robert Davis Completed MissionC Wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Hicks, Ralph Benjamin Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Farra, Robert Leslie Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Durdin, Larkin Clayton Completed Mission41st CBW C Wing lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Martin, Donald Francis Completed MissionB Wing, low group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8047Myrick, Kenneth Delay Completed MissionB Wing lead. PFF & Gee-H ship, both of which failed prior to target, necessitating having the deputy lead the bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT