2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Mission # 208

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 October 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 208
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 670
Mission Comments 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
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Flight Completed - 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 George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Majeske, Charles Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Freiman, Peter Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Keller, Marion Wayne Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Gross, Kenneth Eugene Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107148.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Farra, Robert Leslie Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Patella, Joseph David Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Rummel, Brian Dunn Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
High Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Kass, Robert Hiler Completed MissionGroup deputy. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97941Toler, Harold Morton Flight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97948Pranger, Nicholas Vincent Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Rice, Robert Eugene Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Fahr, John (NMI) Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Mohler, John Grigsby Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd Arman Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Causa, Raymond (NMI) Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Salley, Thomas Raysor Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Blankenmeyer, William J Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑97282.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Green, Loren Lester Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Mumper, Benjamin Royce Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Johnstone, William Andrew Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Doran, William Elmer Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Hughes, Robert Davis Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Galiano, Joe V Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38262Rowe, George B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Brown, Bert Oliver Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Brookshire, James D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Hassing, Eugene Theron Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Duesler, Donald Barton Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Cornair, Russell John Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Smith, Jack M Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Low Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Farnsworth, Reuben Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Levine, Max (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Norton, Paul E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6149Goodrick, Gene Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Clements, Ben Hill Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Smith, James Milton Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead 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