Mission # 27

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 2 October 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 27
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 106   (more...)
Mission Comments Port of Emden Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the Lead Group of the 1st Bombardment Division at the head of Air Task Force 2, with General Robert F Travis aboard the Lead ship. Near the IP, the PFF-equipped Deputy ship took the lead. Bombs were away using PFF aiming, with unobserved results.
Primary Target Target: Port Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 18
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

22 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
41‑24557Sundlun, Bruce GeorgeCompleted MissionDropped 7,200 Code #4s 'nickles' over target.
SORTIE REPORT
41‑24560[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑3357Nuttall, Alfred CharlesCompleted MissionDeputy Wing Lead. PFF ship and crew provided by 482nd BG from Alconbury, AAF Station 102.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3441Ogilvie, Donald PotterCompleted MissionLow Squadron Lead..
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5051Van der Haeghen, Joseph AlbertCompleted MissionHigh Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5086Thompson, Siguard (NMI)Completed MissionHigh Squadron Lead. Col. E Blair Garland, Hq 8th Air Force, flew on this aircraft to 'Test Blind Bombing Equipment.'
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5404Jones, William ArchCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5444[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑5086.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Yelvington, Melton AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29557Fields, LeonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703Robinson, Robert LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29717Carpenter, Walter RichardFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Willing, Mark SkinnerFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29809Ashcraft, Archie BertisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29814Goulder, Edmund SamuelCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29927Carter, T L (IO)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29935Calnon, Mark BrooksCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29987Price, William MerrimanCompleted MissionDropped 52,000 Code #5s 'nickles' over target.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30005Harry, William RussellCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033Kelly, James HenryCompleted MissionWing Lead. Gen. Robert F Travis, Commander, 41st Combat Bombardment Wing (H), Molesworth, AAF Station 107, was aboard this aircraft as Air Task Force 2 Commander.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30043Kauffman, Giles FelkerCompleted MissionLow Squadron Deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30196Keller, Lawrence LarryCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT