Mission # 82

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 26 March 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 82
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 280
Mission Comments V-1 Complex Hit Hard
The 384th Bombardment Group (H) flew in group formation on today's mission (apparently, there were no wing or division formations). Weather at the target was CAVU, and two of the three squadrons put bombs right on the primary target aimpoint. Target 'Le Grismont' is a 'Ski-Site' in a wooded area northeast of Rebecques, France.
Primary Target Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Grismont, Rebecques, France
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (Visual)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 20
Aborted - 1
Scrubbed - 2
Flying Spare, Completed Mission - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 1
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 2
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

27 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
42‑3429Goller, Theodore (NMI) Flying Spare,
Completed Mission
Flying spare; joined formation.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑29828Baylor, Robert Bledsoe Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑29927Kravet, Marvin Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31048[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑31235Jorgenson, Henry (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31346[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑37789.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31364Plunkett, Meredith Watson Completed MissionGroup lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31433Booska, Maurice Arthur Completed MissionHigh Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31435West, George Berry Completed MissionGroup deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑31495Boger, Eugene Arthur Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑31740Rich, John (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37758Corcoran, John Joseph Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37792. Low Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37776Smith, Charles Grover Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Daskey, Kendall (NMI) Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37789Clayton, John Earl Completed MissionGround Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑31346.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37792[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑37758.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑37816June, Glenn Joseph Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Miller, James Gilmore Completed MissionLow Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38112[N/A]Lead Ground Spare
Aircraft, Unused
 
42‑38158Outen, Charles Levi Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Kelly, John Thomas Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97081Berbrich, John Martin Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97136Knapp, Paul Bernard Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Cole, Howard Woodrow Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Smith, Harry Bailey Completed MissionHigh Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97237Lavin, James Robert Completed Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510Horton, Lloyd (NMI) AbortedTurned back at 1335 hrs over Molesworth because of smoke in bomb bay from unknown source. Landed away at Molesworth.
SORTIE REPORT