Mission # 294

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 22 March 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 294
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 906
Mission Comments Military Camp Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B Group on today's mission. The primary target, located on the North Sea coast near the Dutch border, was attacked visually with good results.
Primary Target Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Landed In Allied Territory - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

43 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
42‑32106Henry, Robert TCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97510.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Bowman, Harold HCompleted MissionReleased bombs late. Dropped out of formation about 15 minutes after leaving German coast on the return, apparently due to #2 engine problem, but made it back to base.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑32106.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592McLean, William SCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Moorhead, Harris LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionPFF & Gee-H ship; loaned to the 92nd BG.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Bradford, James WCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38800. Returned to base in 43‑38800 with #1 engine feathered, transferred to this aircraft, took off and caught formation; completed mission.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Turner, Willard JeromeCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Zakas, Joseph (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑8679. Gee-H ship; loaned to the 306th BG without crew.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hatch, William AlvaCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Shuff, Charles BernardLanded in Allied TerritoryFlak damage forced landing on continent at B-83 (Knocke/Le Zoute, Belgium) with one dead crewman aboard.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Lewis, Charles AllynFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John BCompleted MissionReleased bombs late.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Connor, John MichaelCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800[Pilot TBD]AbortedBradford returned to base with one engine feathered, transferred to 42‑102518, and took off again.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Wilson, Robert LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Festersen, John CFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Wright, Edward SCompleted MissionGroup deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6109.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ostnes, Leif RobertCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Magleby, Calvin CharlesFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Grove, Alfred WCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑39164.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Miller, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George KnoxCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Smisek, William JosephCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy; hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Richardson, George PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Jordan, Theodore GustavCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Patterson, Nelton DCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Drew, James LawrenceCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship. Returned with #1 engine feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Smith, Jack MCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Pierce, Oscar WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Knaur, John SCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38016.
SORTIE REPORT