Mission # 35

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 5 November 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 35
VIII Bomber Command Mission Mission Number 121
Mission Comments 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
Aborted - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Returned Early - 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 George Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
41‑24575Jeter, Sydney Ryland Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
41‑24578Stearns, Clarence Grover Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3259Bedsole, Joseph Linyer AbortedTurned back, #3 engine failure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3527Buck, William Edward Completed 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 Ray Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838Goulder, Edmund Samuel Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead; deputy flight lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Yelvington, Melton Albert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29632Ashcraft, Archie Bertis Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29636Reed, Merlin Howard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Wilson, William Monroe Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703Robinson, Robert Lawrence Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Nelson, Darwin George Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29927Carter, T L (IO) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29935Wolf, Richard Vance Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29987Price, William Merriman Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30033Van der Haeghen, Joseph Albert Returned 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 Alfred Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Jones, William Arch Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37816Ross, Burton Raymond Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37848Ulrey, Edgar Ellsworth Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT