Mission # 296

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 24 March 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 296
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 911
Mission Comments Weather Cooperates
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two missions today. For the early morning mission, thirty-seven 384th aircraft and crews formed the 41st Bomb Wing A Group. Weather at the target was CAVU permitting visual sighting: bombing results were pretty good.
Primary Target Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 39
Scrubbed - 3
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

44 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
42‑32106Blagg, John Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑38647.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Lucas, Roy E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592[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
42‑97824[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑98027[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
42‑102518Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Knaur, John S Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Spangler, George Knox Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917MacDonald, Ranald H Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Baughman, John R Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[Non-384th Pilot]Completed MissionLoaned to the 305th BG for today's mission. Manned by 305th BG personnel, except as noted on the Sortie Report.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Henry, Robert T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Sperry, Dale M Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Miley, Harold L Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Moorhead, Harris L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Leavitt, Philip Neldon Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Magleby, Calvin Charles Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38801Martin, Byron L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Pierce, Oscar W Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39164Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Ramsay, Walter E Completed MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Miller, John C Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6514.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Jordan, Theodore Gustav Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Gray, Fred Price Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑39236.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Richardson, George P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Turner, Willard Jerome Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Hatch, William Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Carpenter, Dean E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Warner, Henry L Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Boyette, Irving H Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Wilson, Robert L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8665Welsh, James H Completed MissionLead Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8789. Low Squadron lead. Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Saxton, John C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by lead Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑8665.
SORTIE REPORT