Mission # 297

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 24 March 1945
384th Mission Number
297
8th Air Force Mission Number 911
Mission Comments Second Mission of the Day
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew two missions today. For the mid-afternoon mission, thirteen 384th aircraft and crews formed the low squadron of the 41st Bomb Wing A Group. Weather at the target was CAVU permitting visual sighting: bombing results were good. Because the target was in occupied territory, crews were briefed: 'Target will be attacked by visual methods only. If this is impossible bombs will be returned to base.'
Primary Target Target: Twente Enschede Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 12
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

13 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
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Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑37788Goble, Charles DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Bradford, James WFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986Bowman, Harold HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Whitesides, John BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Cathey, George WarlickCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Ferrell, Oran DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Scherokman, EdwardCompleted MissionLow squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401Zakas, Joseph (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8580Lewis, Charles AllynCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Graehl, Russell ECompleted MissionLow squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Smisek, William JosephCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT