Mission # 313

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 17 April 1945
384th Mission
Mission Number 313
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 957
Mission Comments Transportation Attacked Again
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the 41st Combat Wing B Group on today's mission. CAVU conditions at the target enabled accurate visual aiming, which produced excellent bombing results.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 34
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 2
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Landed In Allied Territory - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

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
42‑32106Enns, Harkless GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Drew, James LawrenceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Eakin, Otho MCompleted MissionCo-pilot's oxygen regulator failed.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97309Poulton, John WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑97824Kowats, Daniel FrankCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑98027Pierce, Oscar WCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102459Casagrande, James ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Grove, Alfred WCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6892.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Abare, William TebbsFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑107125Carpenter, Dean ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717Murray, John PhillipCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Murphy, William CCompleted MissionLow Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38548Aitken, Robert PCompleted MissionGround Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑38747. Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38588Dott, Donald ShropshireCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38673Jerome, Edwin AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38747[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 43‑38548.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38757Meitzler, Roy AAbortedPropellor governor failure forced early return.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38800Thurston, Lawrence ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38839Blagg, John AnthonyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38974Montgomery, Robert WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38994Wright, Donald ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39131Humphries, Richard SterlingCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39138Turner, Willard JeromeCompleted MissionHigh Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39197Porter, James LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39203Neal, William TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑39236Scherokman, EdwardCompleted MissionMajor flak damage: hole in nose, #2 fuel tank, right and left wing spars; carpet inverter smoked when turned on; flight gyro out.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑39444Nicolai, Edwin GCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6476Gray, Harold ReginaldCompleted MissionHigh Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6514Lewis, Charles AllynCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6592Ruckman, George FCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6892[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑102620.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6898Pinson, William TCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6909Carroll, James ECompleted MissionLow Squadron hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Welsh, James HCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8211[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
44‑8408Sheahan, Robert ECompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8608Knaur, John SCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8668Goble, Charles DLanded in Allied TerritoryGroup deputy and hot camera ship. On return, landed at Y-84 (Giessen, Germany) with two engines out.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8679DeGennaro, Carlo NicolaFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8789Kinnaird, William RobertCompleted MissionGroup lead. PFF ship.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8945Moorhead, Harris LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT