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Mission # 276

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 27 February 1945
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 276, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 851
Leipzig Targeted
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C Group on today's mission. With the visual primary target obscured by clouds, the formation attacked the PFF secondary target.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) PFF Secondary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 34
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Returned Early - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Scrubbed - 3
Aborted - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

44 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
42‑32106Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43-38752.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Connor, John MichaelCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑102518Smith, Eliot HCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6892.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Ferrell, Oran DReturned EarlyLead Squadron hot camera ship. Turned back at 1325 hrs because #1 turbo failed; jettisoned bombs.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Peterson, Calvin JamesCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Carpenter, Dean EdwardCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Cathey, George WarlickSpare, Completed MissionLead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Haaf, Arthur HerschelCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hewes, Charles PershingCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Tatulis, Charles PaulCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Smith, Jack LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Miley, Harold LCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38678.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Lewis, Charles AllynCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Graehl, Russell ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑38588.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Shuff, Charles BernardCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788. Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Griffin, Robert StanleyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Jerome, Edwin AnthonySpare, Completed MissionLow Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Williams, Philip YoungCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Boyette, Irving HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39035Tebo, Clerance LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Donnell, Alonzo McWilliamsSpare, Completed MissionHigh Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Gilmer, Charles ECompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Carlson, Russell EdgarAborted Mission After Taking Off.Turned back at 1224 hrs due to oxygen regulator failure.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ostnes, Leif RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Festersen, John CarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Starr, William GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George KnoxCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102518.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Funk, Donald OlsenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Henry, Robert TCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald AllenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Herring, Harold FCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Ellis, Harold RichardCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, UnusedPFF ship.
44‑8665Chmura, Edward (NMI)Completed MissionGroup lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Bennett, Ralph JCompleted MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Lucas, Roy ECompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT