Mission # 38

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 29 November 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 38
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 143
Mission Comments Bremen Bombed, Results Unobserved
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) attacked Bremen using PFF aiming.
Primary Target Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 14
Aborted - 6
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Did Not Take Off - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

23 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
41‑24525Kaczaraba, William (NMI)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3259Goulder, Edmund SamuelAbortedHigh Squadron lead; Ground Spare Aircraft (545th BS), replaced 42‑3441; turned back due to pilot illness.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3441[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑3259.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5747Carter, T L (IO)Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838Armstrong, Lloyd RolandCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Booska, Maurice ArthurDid Not Take OffDid not take off; engines had insufficient oil pressure, and no Spare Aircraft were available.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29636Jeter, Sydney RylandFlying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Herbert, Joseph RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703Robinson, Robert LawrenceAbortedTurned back; navigator became ill after takeoff.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29723Markow, Henry VCompleted MissionLanded away at Foulsham.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29768Nelson, Darwin GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑30026Algar, Philip MorrisCompleted MissionFlight leader; plane lost two superchargers and slowed entire formation; the other two groups went ahead and left the 384th BG. This aircraft did not bomb due to bomb bay doors frozen shut. Landed away at 'Coltishall' (or 'Cottishall').
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31058Wilson, William MonroeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31073Martin, Rudolph AlfredAbortedTurned back; #2 & #4 engines running rough.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37727Carpenter, Walter RichardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Wolf, Richard VanceAbortedTurned back; engines #1 and #3 running rough, as well as radio, interphone, and heated suits problems.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37781Taylor, Sidney PaulCompleted MissionLanded away at 'Coltishall' (or 'Cottishall'). Intelligence Officer report, item 6, includes the statement: 'A/C 781, Lt. TAYLOR, Pilot has reported one killed and three wounded men aboard at landing.' The wounded individuals are not identified.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Allison, Earl ThomasCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37816Merritt, James MelvinCompleted MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37828Jacobs, Randolph George EdwardCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37848Ulrey, Edgar EllsworthCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39784Covington, Royston TruittAbortedTurned back; couldn't find formation after taking off late, due to misunderstanding over low engine oil pressure.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39796Stearns, Clarence GroverAbortedTurned back; oxygen system problems.
SORTIE REPORT