Mission # 29

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 8 October 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 29
VIII Bomber Command Mission Mission Number 111
Mission Comments Bremen Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) sent 21 aircraft on today's mission. 'The primary target was covered by an intense smoke screen. Consequently, we turned slightly to the right and bombed the center of the city.'
Primary Target Target: Workshops
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Other (Visual)
Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 19
Aborted - 2
Scrubbed - 1
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

25 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
41‑24525Kaczaraba, William (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
41‑24560[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑5444.
SORTIE REPORT
41‑24575Jorgenson, Henry (NMI) Completed MissionLanded away at Attlebridge Airfield, AAF Station 120, due to low fuel. Landed at Grafton Underwood at 7:10PM, about 1.5 hours after the rest of the Group.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3216Van der Haeghen, Joseph Albert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3218Armstrong, Lloyd Roland AbortedHigh Squadron lead. Turned back, unable to keep up with formation due to lack of power.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3259Jones, William Arch Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3429Estes, Thomas Jefferson Completed MissionGroup lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3440Sprague, Alfred Lee Completed MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5086Harry, William Russell Flight CompletedAir-sea rescue ship. Remainder of crew not identified.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5404Thompson, Siguard (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5444Hurley, Joseph Anthony Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑24560.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5852Goulder, Edmund Samuel Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Ashcraft, Archie Bertis Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29557Fields, Leon Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703Robinson, Robert Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29712[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑29717Williams, Walter Gordon Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Willing, Mark Skinner Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29809Bedsole, Joseph Linyer Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29814Ingles, John Thomas Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29935Calnon, Mark Brooks Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29987Price, William Merriman AbortedTurned back, the right waist gunner "could not stand altitude."
SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026MacPhail, Philip Ray Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑30196Ogilvie, Donald Potter Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT