Mission # 308

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 10 April 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 308
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 938
Mission Comments SS Depot Attacked
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Bomb Wing C Group on today's mission. The target, which was to be attacked by visual means only, was described as: 'S.S. Main Ordnance, Motor Transport and Equipment Depot ... is the largest motor transport depot in Germany [and] the administrative and supply center for the Waffen S.S.' Favorable weather conditions enabled accurate bombing.
Primary Target Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Scrubbed - 3
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

43 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
42‑37788Dott, Donald SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102518.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Barnett, Jack (NMI)Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Funk, Donald OlsenCompleted MissionLead Ground Spare Aircraft, replaced 44‑8649. Group lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Gray, Harold ReginaldCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Eakin, Otho MCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 42‑38208.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Enns, Harkless GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Voiland, Eugene ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Burroughs, Edwin CCompleted MissionReturned four bombs to base.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Knaur, John SCompleted MissionLow squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38501Hatch, William AlvaCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Seavey, Homer CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Aitken, Robert PCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Martin, Byron LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6592.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John CCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Ruckman, George FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Martin, Gerald LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Wahlstrom, Harry LawrenceCompleted MissionReturned one bomb to base.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Meitzler, Roy AFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Abare, William TebbsCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph HCompleted MissionLead squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Turner, Willard JeromeCompleted MissionLow squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Porter, James LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Henry, Robert TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Grove, Alfred WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Pinson, William TCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑38678. High squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Oliver, Mando (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Tebo, Clerance LCompleted MissionHigh squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Leavitt, Philip NeldonCompleted MissionReturned four bombs to base.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Ostnes, Leif RobertCompleted MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8221Welsh, James HFlight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401Tuck, Sam GCompleted MissionLow squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Casagrande, James ACompleted MissionThis aircraft was carried long-delay fused bombs (6 to 72 hours).
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8649[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by lead Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑98027.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Bennett, Ralph JCompleted MissionHigh squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Bowman, Harold HCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT