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Mission # 212

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 17 October 1944
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 212, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 681
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
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Flight Completed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Scrubbed - 1
Aborted - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives
Other Mission Documents 1944-10-17, Group Lead, PFF Ship, A. Stone, J. Hines

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 LesterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Orr, James WallaceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888DeFrancesco, John JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward HanksCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Mock, John MontagueCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Keller, Marion WayneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Wehrheim, Francis WalterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Farnsworth, Reuben JosephCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38757.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Groff, Richard HubertAborted Mission After Taking Off. SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Ellis, Harold RichardSpare, Completed MissionHigh Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Fahr, John (NMI)Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Bean, Donald WCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Smith, Jack MCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Fleshman, Warren GrayCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Kass, Robert HilerCompleted MissionGroup deputy. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Holmes, George WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Cornair, Russell JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd ArmanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Herring, Harold FSpare, Completed MissionLead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Freiman, Peter PaulCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Chmura, Edward (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703McKone, Joseph FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Klatt, Merton DaleCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Kinnaird, William RobertCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hunt, John HardyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Mumper, Benjamin RoyceFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38262Hicks, Ralph BenjaminCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Owens, Robert ClareCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Cepits, Francis FrederickCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank WillardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Davis, L K (IO)Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Doran, William ElmerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97309.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian DunnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Galiano, Joe VCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Hines, James WesleyCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8047[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, UnusedLead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.