Mission # 311

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 15 April 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 311
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 951
Mission Comments Flak Guns Bombed
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing A Group on today's mission. CAVU weather permitted accurate bombing and results were good.
Primary Target Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 35
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 4
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
42‑32106Enns, Harkless G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Eakin, Otho M Completed MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Wright, Edward S Flight CompletedWeather aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97824[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑98027Ostnes, Leif Robert Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Martin, Gerald L Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Carlson, Russell E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Pinson, William T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean E Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37971Poulton, John W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38501Hatch, William Alva Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Seavey, Homer Carl Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38647Shuff, Charles Bernard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin Anthony Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑38752Lewis, Charles Allyn Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Bowman, Harold H Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38766Henry, Robert T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Cathey, George Warlick Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38839Barnett, Jack (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Montgomery, Robert W Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Smith, Eliot H Completed MissionDid not bomb target; togglier did not see smoke marker from lead aircraft; jettisoned bombs after target at 1328 hrs.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Leavitt, Philip Neldon Completed MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Casagrande, James A Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Donnell, Alonzo McWilliams Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Neal, William T Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39444Kowats, Daniel Frank Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Abare, William Tebbs Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Drew, James Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Ruckman, George F Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6882Wahlstrom, Harry Lawrence Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892Nicolai, Edwin G Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Tebo, Clerance L Completed MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Porter, James L Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211Murphy, William C Completed MissionGroup deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8221Kinnaird, William Robert Completed MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8401[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF ground spare.
44‑8408Sheahan, Robert E Completed MissionLead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Knaur, John S AbortedTurned back due to the master rod bearing of #1 engine burning out.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Ferrell, Oran D Completed MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679DeGennaro, Carlo Nicola Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT