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Mission # 306

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 7 April 1945
Eighth Air Force Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 306, Eighth AF Force Mission Number 931
Bombardiers' Skills Pay Off
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C group on today's mission. The requirement to sight the target visually was a challenge for our crews, as there was four to six-tenths cloud coverage in the target area. However, by taking advantage of the clear areas between clouds and using ground reference points, bombs were away on the first run with good accuracy.
Primary Target Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Scrubbed - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives
Other Mission Documents 1945-04-07, Group Lead, PFF Ship, W. Johnson, S. Tuck

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
42‑37788Carney, William RobertSpare, Completed MissionHigh Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Wahlstrom, Harry LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Barnett, Jack (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Dott, Donald ShropshireCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
42‑102459Martin, Byron LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell EdgarCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Gray, Harold ReginaldCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Burroughs, Edwin CarltonCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Voiland, Eugene ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Hewes, Charles PershingCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hatch, William AlvaCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer CarlSpare, Completed MissionLow Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Shuff, Charles BernardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John CarlCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Meitzler, Roy AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Martin, Gerald LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Rush, Joseph HenryCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Grove, Alfred WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot HenryCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Knaur, John SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Donnell, Alonzo McWilliamsCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Henry, Robert TysonCompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Casagrande, James ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Porter, James LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Glenn, Theodore KCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Saxton, John CCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8679.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211[N/A]Lead Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
44‑8221Lucas, Roy ECompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused 
44‑8608Moorhead, Harris LeroyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649Gilmer, Charles ECompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Wilson, Robert LCompleted MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679[N/A]Scrubbed: Did Not Take OffReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑8007.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789Tuck, Sam GailCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT