Mission # 214

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 19 October 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 214
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 683
Mission Comments 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
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
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 Grigsby Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William Andrew Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Orr, James Wallace Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Klatt, Merton Dale Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888McKone, Joseph F Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare. Joined the lead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Tracy, Edward Hanks Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Fleshman, Warren Gray Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Rose, Gerald Dale Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Wehrheim, Francis Walter Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Gilbert, Stanley Milton Completed MissionLead Squadron, Group Deputy. Gee-H ship. Took over at IP and led Squadron on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Rice, Robert Eugene Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98034Henderson, William Vincent Completed 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 W Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Rowe, George B Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship. Took over at IP and led Squadron on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Freiman, Peter Paul Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd Arman Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102566Herring, Harold F Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Groff, Richard Hubert Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Cline, Walter William Completed 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]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6135.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Smith, Jack M Completed MissionHigh Squadron. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6512.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hunt, John Hardy Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead Gee-H Ground Spare Aircraft.
43‑38062Gabel, Raymond John Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Owens, Robert Clare Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Duesler, Donald Barton Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Gross, Kenneth Eugene Completed MissionLead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Chmura, Edward (NMI) Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Heubner, Emil J Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Sine, George Henning Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Hale, Kenneth Oliver Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Kinnaird, William Robert Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Mumper, Benjamin Royce Completed MissionHigh Squadron. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107148.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian Dunn Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑37917.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Koch, Robert Bruce Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF ship. Turned over lead to deputy at IP to attack using Gee-H.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8256Parker, George Frederick Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship loaned by 303rd BG. Callsign EAVESDROP-Y.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Doran, William Elmer Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Mead, Frank Willard Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT