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 Shropshire Completed 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 Olsen Completed MissionLead Ground Spare Aircraft, replaced 44‑8649. Group lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Gray, Harold Reginald Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Eakin, Otho M Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 42‑38208.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Enns, Harkless G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Voiland, Eugene E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Burroughs, Edwin C Completed MissionReturned four bombs to base.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Knaur, John S Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38016[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38501Hatch, William Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Seavey, Homer Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Aitken, Robert P Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Martin, Byron L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38678[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 44‑6592.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747Festersen, John Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38752Ruckman, George F Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Martin, Gerald L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Wahlstrom, Harry Lawrence Completed MissionReturned one bomb to base.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Meitzler, Roy A Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Abare, William Tebbs Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Rush, Joseph H Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Turner, Willard Jerome Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Porter, James L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Henry, Robert T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Grove, Alfred W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Pinson, William T Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑38678. High Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Oliver, Mando (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Tebo, Clerance L Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Leavitt, Philip Neldon Completed MissionReturned four bombs to base.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Ostnes, Leif Robert Completed MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8221Welsh, James H Flight CompletedWeather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401Tuck, Sam Gail Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Casagrande, James A Completed 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 J Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679Bowman, Harold H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT