Mission # 265

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 9 February 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 265
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 824
Mission Comments Two Targets Hit
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) formed the 41st A Combat Wing on today's mission. Lead and high squadrons attacked primary by visual means; the low squadron attacked the PFF secondary at Kaub, Germany.
Primary Target Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Landed In Allied Territory - 1
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
42‑32106Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑38013Baker, John R Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Gregg, William G Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102661Jackson, Taylor Hall Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37843Cathey, George Warlick Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Haaf, Arthur H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hewes, Charles Pershing Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Sharp, Alan E Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Tatulis, Charles P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Bennett, Ralph J Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Hollingsworth, Frederick Clay Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold L Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Graehl, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Spangler, George Knox Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Lead Squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Smisek, William Joseph Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Reed, Verlin Dean Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38823Mohr, James H Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles A Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Boyette, Irving H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39035Tebo, Clerance L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Rush, Joseph H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Richardson, George P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Wright, Edward S Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Milligan, George Robert Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Festersen, John Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles D Landed in Allied TerritoryHigh Squadron flying spare; joined formation. Landed at airfield B-51 in Vendeville, south of Lille, France, due to low fuel.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Kowats, Daniel Frank Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Low Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Worthen, Kirk Winthrop Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Ultcht, John P Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Klatt, Merton D Completed MissionDue to an oxygen regulator failure, attacked a target of opportunity, railroad marshalling yards at Kaub, Germany.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Johnson, Donald Ernest Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead ground spare; PFF ship.
44‑8211Gilmer, Charles E Completed MissionWing deputy; PFF ship. Non-384th passenger on this aircraft is listed as 'FO [formation observer?] JOHNSTON, ARCHIE B., 1st Lt.' He is assumed to be from Wing HQ.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Starr, William George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8580Smith, James Milton Completed MissionLow Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Hoppen, Jack Stewart Completed MissionLow Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Owens, Robert Clare Completed MissionWing lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8665Smith, Jack M Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT