Mission # 41

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 11 December 1943
384th Mission
Mission Number 41
VIII Bomber Command Mission Mission Number 151
Mission Comments Emden Hammered
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew as the high group of the 41st Combat Wing for today's mission. Emden was lightly obscured by an ineffective smoke screen, which did little to shield the city from the bombers onslaught.
Primary Target Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 18
Aborted - 2
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 3
Returned To Base - 1
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

25 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
41‑24525Booska, Maurice Arthur Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare. Unable to locate the 384th formation, joined the 381st BG (1st Combat Wing).
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3259Bedsole, Joseph Linyer Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑3429Thompson, Siguard (NMI) AbortedGroup lead. Aborted when #2 supercharger ran away.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑3441Price, William Merriman Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑5404Rich, John (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑5838MacPhail, Philip Ray Returned To BaseGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37848. Because of the delay in changing ships, unable to locate formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29554Penney, Comus Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29632Ashcraft, Archie Bertis Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29651Herbert, Joseph Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29703Robinson, Robert Lawrence Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29723Jeter, Sydney Ryland Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29828Ross, Burton Raymond Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29927[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑31073.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31045Markow, Henry V Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31073Moore, Clifford Orville Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑29927.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31211Ulrey, Edgar Ellsworth Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31274Knapp, Paul Bernard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758West, George Berry Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Wolf, Richard Vance Completed MissionUnable to locate the 384th formation, joined the 306th BG (40th Combat Wing).
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37785Covington, Royston Truitt Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792Cosentino, George (NMI) AbortedTurned back due to a runaway prop that wouldn't feather.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37801Kaczaraba, William (NMI) Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37816Edwards, Floyd Clinton Completed MissionGroup deputy; assumed lead when group lead aborted.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑39784Jorgenson, Henry (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑39888Jacobs, Randolph George Edward Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT