Mission # 295

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 23 March 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 295
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 908
Mission Comments Pinpoint Accuracy
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bombardment Wing B Group on today's mission. Clear conditions on the bomb run and at the target resulted in accurate bombing.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 34
Failed To Return - 1
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

41 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
42‑97309Lucas, Roy E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Drew, James Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Miller, John C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Martin, Byron L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Knaur, John S Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Bradford, James W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Carpenter, Dean E Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hewes, Charles Pershing Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
Gee-H ship.
43‑38501Zakas, Joseph (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran D Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Saxton, John C Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Turner, Willard Jerome Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38801Nicolai, Edwin G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019MacDonald, Ranald H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Connor, John Michael Failed to ReturnLeft formation at target on fire after aircraft received direct flak burst, setting #4 on fire and #2 started smoking; the aircraft lost 8-10,000ft in a spin, then exploded in mid-air; two to four chutes observed; crashed near Duisburg, Germany. MACR 13611
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Hatch, William Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Pierce, Oscar W Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Wilson, Robert L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Jordan, Theodore Gustav Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Festersen, John Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Grove, Alfred W Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Smisek, William Joseph Completed MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Blagg, John Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Haaf, Arthur H Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Lewis, Charles Allyn AbortedReturned early with bombs due to #2 engine failure.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Kinnaird, William Robert Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Moorhead, Harris L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Reed, Verlin Dean Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Baughman, John R Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT