Mission # 23

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 September 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 23
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 94
Mission Comments Enemy Airfield Devastated
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) contributed 16 aircraft to today's mission, an attack on important airfields located about 60 miles southeast of Calais, France. After making a 360° turn near the Initial Point to clear another group, a visual bomb run was accomplished on the secondary target, with good results.
Primary Target Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Lille-Vendeville, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Secondary (Visual)
Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vitry-en-Artois, France
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 16
Aborted - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

18 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
41‑24557Sundlun, Bruce GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3216Lecates, Robert LeslieCompleted MissionLow Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3218Armstrong, Lloyd RolandCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3441Ogilvie, Donald PotterCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3459Higdon, Philip ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5051Ingles, John ThomasAbortedTurned back due to a blown spark plug.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5404Thompson, Siguard (NMI)Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5444Yelvington, Melton AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838Frink, Horace EverettCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5849Goulder, Edmund SamuelAbortedTurned back due to #2 engine failure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Jacobs, Randolph George EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29699Price, William MerrimanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Butler, Johnny AddisonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29828Ashcraft, Archie BertisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29935Algar, Philip MorrisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30005Harry, William RussellCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033Kelly, James HenryCompleted MissionGroup Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30043Estes, Thomas JeffersonCompleted MissionGroup Lead.
SORTIE REPORT