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Mission # 214

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 19 October 1944
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 214, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 683
Tank Factory Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st CBW C group on today's mission. The lead and high squadrons attacked the primary target using Gee-H, while the low squadron attacked the PFF aim point of the same target, using PFF because the Gee-H equipment failed.
Primary Target Target: Heinrich Lanz Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

40 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
42‑31484Mohler, John GrigsbyCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William AndrewCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Orr, James WallaceCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Klatt, Merton DaleCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888McKone, Joseph FrancisSpare, Completed MissionLead Squadron flying spare. Joined the lead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward HanksCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Fleshman, Warren GrayCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Rose, Gerald DaleCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Wehrheim, Francis WalterCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Gilbert, Stanley MiltonCompleted MissionLead Squadron, Group Deputy. Gee-H ship. Took over at IP and led Squadron on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Rice, Robert EugeneCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98034Henderson, William VincentCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship. Due to failure of Gee-H equipment on deputy, led attack on PFF secondary target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430Holmes, George WCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Rowe, George BCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship. Took over at IP and led Squadron on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Freiman, Peter PaulCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd ArmanCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Herring, Harold FCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Groff, Richard HubertCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Cline, Walter WilliamCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship. Equipment failed prior to bomb run, causing Squadron to attack secondary PFF target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6135.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Smith, Jack MCompleted MissionHigh Squadron. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6512.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hunt, John HardyCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, UnusedLead Gee-H Ground Spare Aircraft.
43‑38062Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Owens, Robert ClareCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Gross, Kenneth EugeneCompleted MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Chmura, Edward (NMI)Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Heubner, Emil JCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Sine, George HenningCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Hale, Kenneth OliverCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Kinnaird, William RobertCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Mumper, Benjamin RoyceCompleted MissionHigh Squadron. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107148.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian DunnCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑37917.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Koch, Robert BruceCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF ship. Turned over lead to deputy at IP to attack using Gee-H.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8256Parker, George FrederickCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship loaned by 303rd BG. Callsign EAVESDROP-Y.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Doran, William ElmerCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Mead, Frank WillardCompleted MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT