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 DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Holmes, George WCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Brown, Bert OliverCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft, replaced 43‑38542. High squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Klatt, Merton DCompleted MissionHot camera ship; high squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888DeFrancesco, John JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Harter, David SCompleted MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Wehrheim, Francis WalterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Springsted, Donald GeorgeFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Bills, Edgar LCompleted MissionPFF ship; high squadron lead. Took lead for 2nd bomb run and bombing with PFF.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824McDaniel, Clifford FCompleted MissionGee-H ship; low squadron deputy. Took lead for bomb run and bombing with Gee-H.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960McNamara, John GordonCompleted MissionHot camera ship; high squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000McKone, Joseph FCompleted 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 LowellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Cepits, Francis FCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft, replaced 42‑102500.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Gilbert, Stanley MCompleted MissionGee-H ship; lead squadron deputy. Took lead for bomb run and bombing with Gee-H.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Orr, James WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Mock, John MontagueFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Zink, Joseph DCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38501Hale, Kenneth OliverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑37788.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank WillardCompleted MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Doran, William ElmerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Storey, Wallace ArnoldFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38721Green, Loren LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Chmura, Edward (NMI)Completed MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766LeDonne, Edward GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Mumper, Benjamin RCompleted MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Gilmore, James RobsonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Fahr, JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Heubner, Emil JCompleted MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Kinnaird, William RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Groff, Richard HubertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Hoppen, Jack StewartCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Majeske, Charles PCompleted MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Hulcher, Donald Lawrence Completed MissionPFF ship; low squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Herzog, John HenryCompleted MissionPFF ship; group lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Rowe, George BCompleted MissionGee-H ship; high squadron deputy. Took lead for 1st bomb run - Gee-H equipment failed.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Abbott, Edward WilliamCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Duesler, Donald BCompleted MissionHigh squadron.
SORTIE REPORT