Mission # 228

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 23 November 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 228
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 722
Mission Comments Primary Attacked Using Gee-H
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the the 41st CBW A Group on today's mission. The formation adjusted bombing altitude to compensate for weather conditions, and bombing was accomplished successfully, albeit with unobserved results.
Primary Target Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 45
Aborted - 3
Scrubbed - 1
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

52 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
42‑32106Starr, William GeorgeAbortedTurned back due to #4 engine failure: #8 cylinder exhaust stack broke causing the cylinder to be burnt away.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788McNamara, John GordonCompleted MissionHot camera ship; high Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Orr, James WallaceAbortedTurned back due to #3 engine supercharger failing.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Jackson, Oakley HomerCompleted MissionHot camera ship; high Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Mock, John MontagueCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Backman, Glenn ElmerCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Zink, Joseph DAbortedHot camera ship; turned back due to internal engine failure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Fleshman, Warren GrayCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Bills, Edgar LCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead, B group; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Pranger, Nicholas VincentCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy, A group; Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Abbott, William HCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Evans, Hugh LegarCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Wehrheim, Francis WalterCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Clements, Ben HillCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Rose, Gerald DaleCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Rice, Robert ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Causa, Raymond (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121McLean, William SCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑38766.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Hicks, Ralph BenjaminCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy, B group; Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37703DeFrancesco, John JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Hartness, Joseph GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Holmes, George WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionA group deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy, A group; Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062McKone, Joseph FCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38542Owens, Robert ClareCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Walker, Jay FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38630Farnsworth, Reuben JosephCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Peters, Lloyd ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Hicks, Kenneth DelmontCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38750Galiano, Joe VCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Heubner, Emil JCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Harter, David SmuckCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑107121.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38801Gilmore, James RobsonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Fahr, JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Mayner, John RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141Hoppen, Jack StewartCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Brookshire, James DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Majeske, Charles PaulCompleted MissionHigh Squadron, B group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Ellis, Harold RichardCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead, A group; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Koch, Robert BruceCompleted MissionA group lead; PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401Smith, James MiltonCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead, A group.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409O'Donnell, Phillip JCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Chmura, Edward (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT