Mission # 283

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 8 March 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 283
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 872
Mission Comments 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
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

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 D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Cook, Raymond D Flight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Wright, Edward S Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Sperry, Dale M Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107148Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Lewis, Charles Allyn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Lucas, Roy E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Haaf, Arthur Herschel Completed 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 H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38548[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38647Shuff, Charles Bernard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Schissel, Gregory Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Wilson, Robert L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Pierce, Oscar W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑39019Murphy, William C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39035Tebo, Clerance L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Hicks, Gerald Warden Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Carpenter, Dean E Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Moorhead, Harris L Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Reed, Verlin Dean Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Milligan, George Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6590Van Pelt, Charles A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Funk, Donald Olsen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Knaur, John S Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Smith, Jack M Completed 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 B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Cathey, George Warlick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Peterson, Calvin J Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Owens, Robert Clare Completed MissionGroup lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8665[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
PFF ship.
44‑8679Baughman, John R AbortedTurned back with #1 engine feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789Warner, Henry L Completed MissionLow Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT