Mission # 221

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 6 November 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 221
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 704
Mission Comments Attack on Oil
The 384th Bombardment Group flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group for today's mission. All three squadrons bombed separately, with the high squadron making two bomb runs due to bomb release failure. As a result, the high squadron made the return trip to Grafton Underwood alone.
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 - 1
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

43 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 MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Klatt, Merton DFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑38062.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Milne, Alexander DaleCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263McNamara, John GordonCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Backman, Glenn ElmerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282McKone, Joseph FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Herring, Harold FCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Mohler, John GrigsbyCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Led Squadron on bomb run (two bomb runs).
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Galiano, Joe VCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102449Dudock, Edward PCompleted MissionLead Squadron deputy. Led Squadron on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Fleshman, Warren GrayCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102501Cepits, Francis FCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Groff, Richard HubertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Hale, Kenneth OliverCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Hunt, John HardyCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship. Led Squadron on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Drake, William BrightCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37917Holmes, George WFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Starr, William GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062DeFrancesco, John JosephCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37822.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38198Cline, Walter WCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship provided by 379th BG, flown by 384th crew. Call-sign Nightgar-Z.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Causa, Raymond (NMI)Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Brown, Bert OliverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank WillardFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Tracy, Edward HCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Doran, William ElmerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38721Storey, Wallace ArnoldCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38750Wehrheim, Francis WalterCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Harter, David SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Walker, Jay FCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Majeske, Charles PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Gilmore, James RobsonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Heubner, Emil JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Hicks, Kenneth DelmontCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Freiman, Peter PaulCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
44‑8008Martin, Donald FrancisCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Davis, L K (IO)Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Fahr, JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT