2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Mission # 219

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 4 November 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 219
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 700
Mission Comments Two Targets Attacked
Aircraft of the 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st B Combat Bombardment Wing. The Lead and Low Squadrons attacked the Gee-H primary target at Bottrop, Germany. The High Squadron attacked the PFF secondary target at Hamm, Germany.
Primary Target Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

44 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
42‑31484Brookshire, James D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Holmes, George W Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Brown, Bert Oliver Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑38542. High Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Klatt, Merton Dale Completed MissionHot camera ship; high Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888DeFrancesco, John Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Harter, David Smuck Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Wehrheim, Francis Walter Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Springsted, Donald George Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Bills, Edgar L Completed MissionPFF ship; high Squadron lead. Took lead for 2nd bomb run and bombing with PFF.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824McDaniel, Clifford Franklin Completed MissionGee-H ship; low Squadron deputy. Took lead for bomb run and bombing with Gee-H.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960McNamara, John Gordon Completed MissionHot camera ship; high Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000McKone, Joseph F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
42‑102449[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead Gee-H Ground Spare Aircraft.
42‑102500[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102933.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Somers, James Lowell Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Cepits, Francis Frederick Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 42‑102500.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Gilbert, Stanley Milton Completed MissionGee-H ship; lead Squadron deputy. Took lead for bomb run and bombing with Gee-H.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Orr, James Wallace Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Mock, John Montague Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Zink, Joseph D Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38501Hale, Kenneth Oliver Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑37788.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank Willard Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Doran, William Elmer Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Storey, Wallace Arnold Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38721Green, Loren Lester Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Chmura, Edward (NMI) Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766LeDonne, Edward George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Mumper, Benjamin Royce Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Gilmore, James Robson Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Fahr, John (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Heubner, Emil J Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Kinnaird, William Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Groff, Richard Hubert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian Dunn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Hoppen, Jack Stewart Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Majeske, Charles Paul Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Hulcher, Donald Lawrence  Completed MissionPFF ship; low Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Herzog, John Henry Completed MissionPFF ship; group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Rowe, George B Completed MissionGee-H ship; high Squadron deputy. Took lead for 1st bomb run - Gee-H equipment failed.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Abbott, Edward William Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Duesler, Donald Barton Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT