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Mission # 208

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 October 1944
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 208, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 670
Schweinfurt Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead group of the 41st CBW A wing on today's mission. Weather at the target was 10/10ths clouds, and the decision was made to bomb the PFF target. Results were unobserved.
Primary Target Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Flight Completed - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Scrubbed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

41 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
42‑37822Springsted, Donald GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Majeske, Charles PaulCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Freiman, Peter PaulCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Keller, Marion WayneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Gross, Kenneth EugeneCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107148.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Farra, Robert LeslieCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Patella, Joseph DavidCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Rummel, Brian DunnFlying Spare, Returned As BriefedHigh Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Kass, Robert HilerCompleted MissionGroup deputy. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Toler, Harold MortonFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97948Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Rice, Robert EugeneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Fahr, John (NMI)Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Mohler, John GrigsbyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd ArmanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Causa, Raymond (NMI)Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Blankenmeyer, William JCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑97282.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Green, Loren LesterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Mumper, Benjamin RoyceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Johnstone, William AndrewCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Doran, William ElmerCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Hughes, Robert DavisCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Galiano, Joe VCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38262Rowe, George BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Brown, Bert OliverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Brookshire, James DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Cornair, Russell JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Smith, Jack MFlying Spare, Returned As BriefedLow Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Farnsworth, Reuben JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Levine, Max (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Norton, Paul ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Goodrick, Gene RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Clements, Ben HillCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Smith, James MiltonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, UnusedLead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
44‑8008Wilson, Quentin (NMI)Completed MissionGroup and wing lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Davis, L K (IO)Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT