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Mission # 283

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 8 March 1945
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 283, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 872
More Oil Pressure
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C Group on today's mission. Clouds covered the target so the attack was accomplished using Gee-H sighting.
Primary Target Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 37
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Flight Completed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Aborted - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives
Other Mission Documents 1945-03-08, Group Lead, PFF & GEE-H Ship (Filesize N/A)

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
42‑37788Ferrell, Oran DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Cook, Raymond DFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Wright, Edward SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Sperry, Dale MCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Jerome, Edwin AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Lewis, Charles AllynCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Lucas, Roy ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Haaf, Arthur HerschelCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 92nd BG for today's mission. Manned by 92nd BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Stundis, Hilari HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
43‑38548[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
43‑38647Shuff, Charles BernardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Schissel, Gregory AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Wilson, Robert LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Pierce, Oscar WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
43‑39019Murphy, William CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39035Tebo, Clerance LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Hicks, Gerald WardenSpare, Completed MissionHigh Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Carpenter, Dean EdwardCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Moorhead, Harris LeroySpare, Completed MissionLow Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Reed, Verlin DeanCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Milligan, George RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Carlson, Russell EdgarCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward (NMI)Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Van Pelt, Charles ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Funk, Donald OlsenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Knaur, John SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald AllenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Smith, Jack MCompleted MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 306th BG for today's mission. Manned by 306th BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Martin, Robert BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Cathey, George WarlickCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Peterson, Calvin JamesCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Owens, Robert ClareCompleted MissionGroup lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8665[N/A]Lead Ground Spare Aircraft, UnusedPFF ship.
44‑8679Baughman, John RAborted Mission After Taking Off.Turned back with #1 engine feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789Warner, Henry LCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT