Mission # 211

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 15 October 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 211
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 678
Mission Comments Railroad Hubs Damaged
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the lead and low squadrons of the 41st CBW A Group on today's mission. Weather was not favorable for visual bombing, so PFF (radar) aiming was used. The lead squadron's bombs fell on the primary target, but the low squadron's bombs fell some distance away, damaging another marshalling yards, which was the secondary target.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 23
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

30 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
42‑38013Klatt, Merton D AbortedLow Squadron. Aborted with #1 engine out.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888DeFrancesco, John Joseph Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Farnsworth, Reuben Joseph Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97309Herring, Harold F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Salley, Thomas Raysor Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Fahr, John Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
42‑97960Mumper, Benjamin Royce Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Wehrheim, Francis Walter Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102501Mohler, John Grigsby Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Lead Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Doran, William Elmer Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Fleshman, Warren Gray Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Ellis, Harold Richard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37843Keller, Marion Wayne Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Wismer, Richard Glen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hunt, John Hardy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Blankenmeyer, William J Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062McKone, Joseph F Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Parker, George Frederick Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Hassing, Eugene Theron Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Davis, L K (IO) Completed MissionLead Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Owens, Robert Clare Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Holmes, George W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian Dunn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Galiano, Joe V Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Gilbert, Stanley Milton Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Myrick, Kenneth D Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT