Mission # 252

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 7 January 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 252
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 785
Mission Comments Support For Ground Troops
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing A Group on today's mission. The primary target was attacked using Gee-H methods; bombs were dropped in group formation on the group leader.
Primary Target Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
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
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

45 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
42‑32106Peterson, Calvin James Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Hewes, Charles Pershing Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37822DeFrancesco, John Joseph Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Welsh, James H Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Worthen, Kirk Winthrop Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑38673.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Jackson, Oakley Homer Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Gregg, William G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Hollingsworth, Frederick Clay Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Ultcht, John P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97521Miley, Harold L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Gabel, Raymond John Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98000Fleshman, Warren Gray Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionGee-H ship; loaned to the 457th BG with a Gee-H navigator; remainder of unidentified crew provided by the 457th BG.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102501[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑8430.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Wyatt, William Glenn Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Milligan, George Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Boyette, Irving H Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Hoppen, Jack Stewart Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Whitesides, John B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016Herring, Harold F Completed MissionGroup deputy. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Kramer, William Leo Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Gilmer, Charles E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38616Rice, Robert Eugene Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Bennett, Ralph J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑39888.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Cook, Raymond D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Tebo, Clerance L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Klatt, Merton Dale Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Abbott, William H Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Kinkead, Robert M Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38850McKone, Joseph F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38927Warner, Henry L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Johnson, Donald Ernest Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6105Smisek, William Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6135Richardson, George P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Ramsay, Walter E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Phillips, Herbert Dyer Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Belsinger, Harry F Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Kinnaird, William Robert Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Smith, Jack M Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8216[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
44‑8401McCartney, James Thomas Flight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Tatulis, Charles Paul Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑102501.
SORTIE REPORT