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 ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Miller, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Martin, Byron LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Knaur, John SCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Bradford, James WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Carpenter, Dean ECompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hewes, Charles PershingCompleted 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 DCompleted MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Saxton, John CFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Turner, Willard JeromeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38801Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019MacDonald, Ranald HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39053Connor, John MichaelFailed 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 AlvaCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Pierce, Oscar WCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Wilson, Robert LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Jordan, Theodore GustavCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Goble, Charles DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Festersen, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Grove, Alfred WFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Smisek, William JosephCompleted MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Haaf, Arthur HCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Lewis, Charles AllynAbortedReturned early with bombs due to #2 engine failure.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Kinnaird, William RobertCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF and Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Moorhead, Harris LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Reed, Verlin DeanCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Baughman, John RCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT