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 - 49
Failed To Return - 1
Aborted - 3
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 WillardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31484Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William ACompleted MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Owens, Robert ClareCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted MissionC Wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Keller, Marion WayneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Brown, Bert OliverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Buslee, John OliverCompleted MissionC Wing, high group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward HanksCompleted MissionB wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Farnsworth, Reuben JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Hunt, John HardyCompleted MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Blankenmeyer, William JCompleted MissionC Wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Brodie, James JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Gilbert, Stanley MiltonAbortedC Wing, lead group. Aborted over base during assembly due to personnel illness.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Mandelbaum, Norman W (IO)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Toler, Harold MortonCompleted 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 WCompleted MissionC wing, low group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Parker, George FrederickCompleted MissionB wing, high group deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Malone, John JCompleted 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 EAbortedC Wing, lead Squadron. Aborted due to personnel illness.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionB wing, high group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Ellis, Harold RichardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Bills, Edgar LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd ACompleted MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620LeDonne, Edward GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Patella, Joseph DavidCompleted MissionC wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Mock, John MontagueCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107057Plowman, Noel ElwinFailed 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 VCompleted MissionC Wing, low group deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionC Wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Combs, William FelixCompleted MissionC Wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Green, Loren LesterCompleted MissionB Wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37822Norton, Paul ECompleted MissionC wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted MissionC wing, low group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Wismer, Richard GlenCompleted MissionB wing, low group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37990Mumper, Benjamin RCompleted MissionC wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Carlson, Walter ElmerCompleted MissionC Wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Hutchinson, Thomas DaleCompleted MissionC Wing, lead group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Cepits, Francis FrederickCompleted MissionC Wing, low group, flying spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Goodrick, Gene RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Skehan, Joseph RCompleted MissionB wing, high group. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Doran, William ElmerCompleted MissionB Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Smith, Jack MCompleted MissionC wing, low group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Hughes, Robert DavisCompleted MissionC Wing, lead group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Hicks, Ralph BenjaminCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Farra, Robert LeslieCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Durdin, Larkin ClaytonCompleted Mission41st CBW C Wing lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Martin, Donald FrancisCompleted MissionB Wing, low group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8047Myrick, Kenneth DCompleted MissionB Wing lead. PFF & Gee-H ship, both of which failed prior to target, necessitating having the deputy lead the bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT