Mission # 301

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 31 March 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 301
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 920
Mission Comments Division Bombs Tertiary Target
Due to adverse weather conditions, Division ordered our formations to bomb the tertiary target. Leaving the target area as briefed, they encountered the 3rd division making a bomb run on Merseburg, but avoided mishap.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Tertiary (PFF)
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Halle, Germany
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 1
Flight Completed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

42 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
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑37917.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Aitken, Robert P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Carroll, James E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Richardson, George P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Martin, Byron L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Donnell, Alonzo McWilliams Flight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean E Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Oliver, Mando (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Bradford, James W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Lewis, Charles Allyn Completed MissionOriginally assigned to Saxton Crew, taken by C A Lewis Crew. Saxton Crew moved to 44‑6592.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Baughman, John R Completed MissionLow Squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Moorhead, Harris L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6909.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Blagg, John Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran D Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Turner, Willard Jerome Completed MissionHigh Squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John B Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Zakas, Joseph (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Drew, James Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Cathey, George Warlick Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Seavey, Homer Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Wahlstrom, Harry Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Miley, Harold L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Montgomery, Robert W Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Martin, Gerald L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Saxton, John C Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; used by the Saxton Crew when they were displaced from 43‑37917 by the C. A. Lewis Crew.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Grove, Alfred W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Smisek, William Joseph Completed MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Wilson, Robert L Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38501 .
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923MacKellar, Donald Allen Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Meitzler, Roy A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Reed, Verlin Dean Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Miller, John C Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Funk, Donald Olsen Completed MissionLead Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Haaf, Arthur H Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused