Mission # 231

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 27 November 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 231
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 727
Mission Comments Weather Cooperates
The 384th provided three squadrons forming the lead group of the 41st Bomb Wing A Wing. A Gee-H bombing run was started at the IP, but the weather changed to CAVU leaving enough time to complete a visual bomb run. Results were deemed 'very good.'
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Aborted - 1
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

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
42‑37822Galiano, Joe V Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013McNamara, John Gordon Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Jackson, Oakley Homer Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Chmura, Edward (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Mumper, Benjamin R Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Weaver, Paul Hanson Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320DeFrancesco, John Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97960Abbott, William H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Cline, Walter W Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead; PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102459Hoppen, Jack Stewart Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Duesler, Donald Barton Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501McLean, William S Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Abbott, Edward William Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Freiman, Peter Paul Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933O'Donnell, Phillip J Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 44‑6109.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Causa, Raymond (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Fleshman, Warren Gray Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Starr, William George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Klatt, Merton D Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Zink, Joseph D AbortedTurned back; #3 prop feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Orr, James Wallace Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Brookshire, James D Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548LeDonne, Edward George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Mohler, John Grigsby Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Hicks, Kenneth Delmont Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Herring, Harold F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38750Evans, Hugh Legar Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757[N/A]Scrubbed SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Salley, Thomas Raysor Completed MissionLanded away at White Waltham with two engines out; reason unknown.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Smith, Jack M Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Gilmore, James Robson Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Mayner, John Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Heubner, Emil J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102933.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6141McKone, Joseph F Completed MissionFlew entire mission but could not drop bombs: bomb bay doors would not open either electrically or manually. Bomb load returned to base.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian Dunn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Owens, Robert Clare Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Davis, L K (IO) Completed MissionGroup lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8216[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
44‑8221Gross, Kenneth Eugene Completed MissionLow Squadron lead: PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8409McDaniel, Clifford Franklin Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT