Mission # 212

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 17 October 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 212
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 681
Mission Comments One Marshalling Yard Bombed
The 384th Bombardment Group flew as the 41st CBW C wing on thday's mission. Each squadron was assigned a different marshalling yard, but clouds in the target area altered the plan. All squadrons bombed the lead squadron's assigned visual primary target, releasing bombs on lead by PFF.
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 - 36
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 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

42 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
42‑32106Green, Loren Lester Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Orr, James Wallace Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888DeFrancesco, John Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward Hanks Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Mock, John Montague Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Keller, Marion Wayne Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Wehrheim, Francis Walter Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Farnsworth, Reuben Joseph Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38757.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Groff, Richard Hubert Aborted SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Ellis, Harold Richard Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Fahr, John (NMI) Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Bean, Donald W Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Smith, Jack M Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Fleshman, Warren Gray Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Kass, Robert Hiler Completed MissionGroup deputy. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Holmes, George W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Cornair, Russell John Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Hassing, Eugene Theron Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd Arman Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Herring, Harold F Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Freiman, Peter Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Duesler, Donald Barton Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Chmura, Edward (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703McKone, Joseph F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Klatt, Merton Dale Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Kinnaird, William Robert Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hunt, John Hardy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Mumper, Benjamin Royce Flight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Gabel, Raymond John Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38262Hicks, Ralph Benjamin Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Owens, Robert Clare Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Cepits, Francis Frederick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank Willard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Davis, L K (IO) Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Doran, William Elmer Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Pranger, Nicholas Vincent Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97309.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian Dunn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Galiano, Joe V Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Hines, James Wesley Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8047[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.