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Mission # 35

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 5 November 1943
VIII Bomber Command Operations Operations description not yet available.
384th Bomb Group Mission
384th BG Mission Number 35, VIII BC Mission Number 121
PFF Attack
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) led the attack today, with a PFF aircraft borrowed from the 482nd BG at Alconbury.
Primary Target Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 19
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Returned Early - 1
Aborted - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

22 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
41‑24557Sundlun, Bruce GeorgeCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
41‑24575Jeter, Sydney RylandCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
41‑24578Stearns, Clarence GroverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3259Bedsole, Joseph LinyerAborted Mission After Taking Off.Turned back, #3 engine failure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3527Buck, William EdwardCompleted MissionPFF aircraft loaned by 482nd BG at Alconbury, with crew (except as noted). Lead aircraft.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5051Kaczaraba, William (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5404MacPhail, Philip RayCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838Goulder, Edmund SamuelCompleted MissionHigh Squadron lead; deputy flight lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Yelvington, Melton AlbertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29632Ashcraft, Archie BertisCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29636Reed, Merlin HowardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Wilson, William MonroeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703Robinson, Robert LawrenceSpare, Completed MissionFlying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Nelson, Darwin GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29927Carter, T L (IO)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29935Wolf, Richard VanceCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29987Price, William MerrimanCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033Van der Haeghen, Joseph AlbertReturned EarlyTurned back because of oxygen failure and #3 engine not operating properly; bombed a target of opportunity with unobserved results.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31073Martin, Rudolph AlfredCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Jones, William ArchCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37816Ross, Burton RaymondCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37848Ulrey, Edgar EllsworthCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT