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 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 HCompleted 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 WardenFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39060Carpenter, Dean ECompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Moorhead, Harris LFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Reed, Verlin DCompleted 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 ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted 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 JCompleted 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, Unused
PFF ship.
44‑8679Baughman, John RAbortedTurned back with #1 engine feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789Warner, Henry LCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead; PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT