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 - 37
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
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 W Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97150.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Farnsworth, Reuben Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38842Hunt, John Hardy Completed 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 V Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150McNamara, John Gordon Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Milne, Alexander Dale Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑37843.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Backman, Glenn Elmer Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Hicks, Kenneth Delmont Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Salley, Thomas Raysor Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Rowe, George B Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Fleshman, Warren Gray Completed 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 Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Hale, Kenneth Oliver Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Blankenmeyer, William J Completed MissionDeputy division lead. Gee-H ship. Led group on bomb run.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Hoppen, Jack Stewart Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Brookshire, James D Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑97251.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Zink, Joseph D Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Cepits, Francis Frederick Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062McKone, Joseph F Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hassing, Eugene Theron Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Bills, Edgar L Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Mead, Frank Willard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Mock, John Montague Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Peters, Lloyd A Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Green, Loren Lester Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Hulcher, Donald Lawrence  Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38750Rice, Robert E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Klatt, Merton D Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766LeDonne, Edward George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Freiman, Peter Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Fahr, John Completed MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Heubner, Emil J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Majeske, Charles Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian Dunn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6512Fisher, Robert Jeremy Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Mumper, Benjamin R Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Carnes, Joe Ross Completed MissionDivision lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409Abbott, Edward William Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Somers, James Lowell Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT