Mission # 301

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 31 March 1945
384th Mission Number
 
301
8th Air Force Mission Number 920
Mission Comments Division Bombs Tertiary Target
Due to weather conditions, Division ordered formations to bomb the tertiary target. Leaving target area as briefed, encountered 3rd division on bomb run to 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
Returned To Base - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists

42 AIRCRAFT ASSIGNED TO THIS MISSION
Table is sortable by Aircraft, Pilot, Results, and Mission/Sortie Information
Aircraft Pilot Results Mission/Sortie Information
42‑37788[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 43‑37917.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Aitken, Robert PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Carroll, James ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Richardson, George PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824Martin, Byron LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Donnell, Alonzo MReturned To BaseWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean EFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Oliver, Mando (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Bradford, James WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Lewis, Charles AllynCompleted MissionOriginally assigned to Saxton Crew, taken by C A Lewis Crew. Saxton Crew moved to 44‑6592.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Baughman, John RCompleted MissionLow squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Moorhead, Harris LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by ground spare aircraft 44‑6909.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Ferrell, Oran DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Turner, Willard JeromeCompleted MissionHigh squadron Deputy
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Whitesides, John BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Zakas, Joseph (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Cathey, George WarlickCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Van Pelt, Charles ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Seavey, Homer CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39019Murphy, William CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Wahlstrom, Harry LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Miley, Harold LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Montgomery, Robert WFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Martin, Gerald LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Saxton, John CCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 43‑37917.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Grove, Alfred WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Smisek, William JosephCompleted MissionHot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Wilson, Robert LCompleted MissionGround spare aircraft; replaced 43‑38501.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6923Mackellar, Donald AllenCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8408Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8430Meitzler, Roy ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8541Reed, Verlin DCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Miller, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Funk, Donald OlsenCompleted MissionLead squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Haaf, Arthur HCompleted MissionLow squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused