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 T Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97510.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Bowman, Harold H Completed 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 S Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Moorhead, Harris Leroy Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionPFF & Gee-H ship; loaned to the 92nd BG.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Bradford, James W Completed 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 Jerome Completed 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 Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Leavitt, Philip Neldon Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38630Shuff, Charles Bernard Landed in Allied TerritoryFlak damage forced the pilot to crash-land on the continent
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Lewis, Charles Allyn Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John B Completed MissionReleased bombs late.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Connor, John Michael Completed 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 L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Festersen, John Carl Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Wright, Edward S Completed MissionGroup deputy. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6109.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ostnes, Leif Robert Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Magleby, Calvin Charles Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Grove, Alfred W Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑39164.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Miller, John C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Spangler, George Knox Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Smisek, William Joseph Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy; hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Richardson, George P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Jordan, Theodore Gustav Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Patterson, Nelton D Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Drew, James Lawrence Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship. Returned with #1 engine feathered.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Smith, Jack M Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Pierce, Oscar W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Knaur, John S Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38016.
SORTIE REPORT