Mission # 235

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 4 December 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 235
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 736
Mission Comments Transportation Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing C Group on today's mission. Each squadron bombed independently on the initial bomb run, the high squadron bombing a little later than the lead and low. As a result, they returned on the briefed route as an individual squadron.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Gee-H)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 39
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

47 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
 
42‑32106Kinkead, Robert MCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Majeske, Charles PaulCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822Hoppen, Jack StewartCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97150Klatt, Merton DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Chmura, Edward (NMI)Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Rowe, George BCompleted MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Hollingsworth, Frederick ClayAbortedHigh Squadron flying spare; returned to base with #4 engine feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320DeFrancesco, John JosephCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Wyatt, William GlennCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 398th BG for today's mission. Manned by 398th personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Warner, Henry LCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑102430[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102459Orr, James WallaceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501Salley, Thomas RaysorCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Rose, Gerald DaleCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661McKone, Joseph FCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Causa, Raymond (NMI)Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107121Somers, James LowellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 398th BG for today's mission. Manned by 398th personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148O'Donnell, Phillip JCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Galiano, Joe VCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Abbott, Edward WilliamCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Brown, Bert OliverCompleted MissionLanded away at RAF Boreham, Essex, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Zink, Joseph DCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38262[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 398th BG for today's mission. Manned by 398th personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Cepits, Francis FrederickCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Cline, Walter WFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Goodrick, Gene RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Hicks, Kenneth DelmontCompleted MissionHigh Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38721Holmes, George WCompleted MissionHigh Squadron. Landed away at Boxted due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Walker, Jay FCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38750Freiman, Peter PaulCompleted MissionCrash-landed in an open field 1-1/2 miles north of Deenethorpe during assembly; all crew remained in plane and all were ok.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Farnsworth, Reuben JosephFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation, but turned back at Belgian coast on return; landed in Belgium or France to refuel.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Jackson, Oakley HomerCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Gilmore, James RobsonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Sienkiewicz, Edward AlfredCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Rummel, Brian DunnCompleted MissionLanded away at RAF Bradwell Bay, Essex, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Abbott, William HCompleted MissionLanded away at RAF Manston, Kent, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Gross, Kenneth EugeneCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship. Landed away at Boxted due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8221Oosterhof, Franklin GCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship. Landed away at Boxted due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT