Mission # 223

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 November 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 223
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 707
Mission Comments Tactical Support Mission
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the 1st Division with the 41st Bomb Wing A Group on today's mission. Bombs were aimed using Gee-H equipment and were released on the primary target. The high squadron required a second bomb run, due to traffic conflict, and as a result, returned to Grafton Underwood alone.
Primary Target Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 38
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
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
42‑31484[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑32106Holmes, George WCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97150.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Farnsworth, Reuben JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38842Hunt, John HardyCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship, loaned by the 303rd BG, with 384th crew. Led Squadron on bomb run, but had to make a second run because of conflicting traffic.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Galiano, Joe VCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150McNamara, John GordonCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Milne, Alexander DaleCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑37843.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Backman, Glenn ElmerCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Hicks, Kenneth DelmontCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Rowe, George BCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Fleshman, Warren GrayCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
42‑102449[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionGee-H ship. Loaned to the 381st BG for today's mission. Manned by 381st BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459DeFrancesco, John JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Hale, Kenneth OliverCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Blankenmeyer, William JCompleted MissionDeputy division lead. Gee-H ship. Led group on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Hoppen, Jack StewartCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Brookshire, James DCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97251.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Zink, Joseph DFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Cepits, Francis FCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062McKone, Joseph FCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Bills, Edgar LCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank WillardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Mock, John MontagueCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Peters, Lloyd ACompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Green, Loren LCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Hulcher, Donald Lawrence Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38750Rice, Robert ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Klatt, Merton DCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766LeDonne, Edward GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Freiman, Peter PaulCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Fahr, JohnCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Heubner, Emil JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Majeske, Charles PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Fisher, Robert JeremyCompleted MissionLead Squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Mumper, Benjamin RFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Carnes, Joe RossCompleted MissionDivision lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Abbott, Edward WilliamCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Somers, James LowellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT