384th Personal Stories, and More

Individual 384th Bomb Group Veteran Stories (60)
384th Veteran Name Title Format
Ackerson, Donald RichardRésumé of Tour of Bombing Action in EuropePDF (0.08 MB)
Aufmuth, Lester HerbertClear for TakeoffWebsite
Austin, Ralph EarlA Personal AccountPDF (0.06 MB)
Bardue, Theodore RooseveltA Rough Mission to MunichPDF (0.12 MB)
Benjamin, Alfred DavidIn The Dark Of The NightPDF (0.24 MB)
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"Smokestack Blue Leader, Slow Down!PDF (0.54 MB)
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"Stories of a B-17 Pilot During WWIIWebsite
Boles, Andrew John, JrThe Fateful DayPDF (0.32 MB)
Briley, Scott Andrew"As Briefed Part II"PDF (7.48 MB)
Butler, Johnny AddisonRecollections Of A World War II B-17 Bomber PilotPDF (0.13 MB)
Calnon, Mark BrooksSome Lived, Some Died, It was UnderstoodPDF (2.53 MB)
Clemis, Joseph BernardJoseph Clemis Mission DiaryPDF (2.52 MB)
Dolan, William Edward, "Pop"A Memory With Wings of SteelPDF (6.96 MB)
Dolan, William Edward, "Pop"We Knew The Price Of FreedomPDF (4.50 MB)
Estrin, Leonard (NMI), "Len"Len Estrin's Combat DiaryPDF (6.03 MB)
Field, Edward (NMI)A poem, "World War II"PDF (0.15 MB)
Field, Edward (NMI)Poet Edward Field Reads His Poem "World War II"Video
Fleenor, Charles Thurman, "Chuck"B-17 Bombardier, Speaking at 2011 ReunionVideo
Goodrick, Gene RobertMission To ZeitzPDF (0.05 MB)
Grosbier, Gordon JGrosbier, Combat Mission DiaryPDF (8.51 MB)
Grosbier, Gordon JGrosbier, Daily JournalPDF (6.23 MB)
Haley, Ralph BernardWorld War II ExperiencesPDF (1.86 MB)
Hitzeroth, Franklin CarlMy Story: The First Four DaysPDF (2.04 MB)
Jackson, Leslie HallHow Leslie Jackson Became a Friend of FüssenPDF (1.86 MB)
Janovic, Lawrence J, JrTour of Duty - 30 MissionsPDF (4.02 MB)
Janson, Robert MLt. Robert M. JansonPDF (0.30 MB)
Koenig, Robert MHighlights from the POW CampPDF (3.59 MB)
Ladendorff, Edmund H, JrTime Travel: Flight of the NavigatorPDF (0.68 MB)
Lavoie, Ralph EdmundNear-Escape From Infamous Stalag 17PDF (0.97 MB)
Leavitt, Philip NeldonGrandpa's JournalPDF (0.19 MB)
Lentz, Kenneth MalvinFormer POW Recalls His Day of LiberationPDF (0.11 MB)
Levison, Jules Sidney, "Julie"Jules Levison DiaryPDF (3.62 MB)
Maxey, Jesse Edward, JrJesse's StoryPDF (0.79 MB)
McKinney, Jack NormanMy "Swiss Miss" AdventurePDF (0.67 MB)
McMath, James GSlightly DangerousPDF (5.18 MB)
Misch, Henry CHenry C Misch WWII DiaryPDF (7.67 MB)
Montz, Nemours Albert, "Nem"Army Air Corps Vet Remembers His LuckPDF (3.90 MB)
Neville, Harry WalterHarry Neville's Wartime DiaryPDF (13.12 MB)
Owens, Walter EvanAs Briefed, 1974 Addendum (with Frank Priesnitz' comments)PDF (7.82 MB)
Pratt, John ButlerDiary of John Butler PrattPDF (7.25 MB)
Roth, Verle LeroyB-17 Pilot, Speaking at 2011 ReunionVideo
Roth, Verle LeroyVerle Roth's WarPDF (0.09 MB)
Sarto, Joseph MichaelA Remembrance Of Joe SartoPDF (0.19 MB)
Schimenek, John FrancisJohn Francis Schimenek WWII DiaryPDF (10.38 MB)
Seniawsky, Peter (NMI)Peter Seniawsky's Black Thursday EscapePDF (0.98 MB)
Shinsky, Paul Francis, "Red", Sr26 June 1943, Shoot-down of 42-30037PDF (0.08 MB)
Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred, "Sink"Crew 115PDF (23.66 MB)
Spearman, EugeneThe Eighth Air Force in World War IIPDF (3.59 MB)
Spiers, Paul RobertThe Good Lord Was With Our CrewPDF (1.06 MB)
Stahlhut, Robert FredThe Way I Remember ItPDF (1.95 MB)
Storey, Wallace ArnoldSilver Wings and the Eighth Air Force (excerpt)PDF (4.31 MB)
Sylvia, Francis RobertAccount of 14 October 1943 Mission and its AftermathPDF (9.87 MB)
Turlington, Howard JoeMy ExperiencePDF (0.31 MB)
Uriwal, Alfons Francis, "Al"Diary of Alfons Francis UriwalPDF (15.15 MB)
Werbanec, George FrankOur Fatal Day, June 22,1943PDF (8.07 MB)
Westlake, Albert FWestlake's StoryPDF (1.75 MB)
Wick, Harvey ArthurA Tribute to Harvey Arthur WickPDF (9.48 MB)
Wilkens, William John, "Bill"Bill Wilkens' Combat DiaryPDF (3.84 MB)
Wollenweber, Herman, JrPOW TalesPDF (0.28 MB)
Zieba, Edmund (NMI)I Remember...PDF (0.17 MB)
Individual 384th Bomb Group Veteran's Interviews (44)
384th Veteran Name Title Format
Armstrong, James Edwin1997 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Barber, Raymond C2004 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"2001 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Blevins, Donald H2002 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Bonacker, Marlyn Rae2014 Interview TranscriptWebsite
Bonacker, Marlyn Rae2016 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Bonacker, Marlyn Rae2017 - A Tail Gunner's StoryVideo
Brandon, George Gray2006 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewAudio
Britton, Joseph R2016 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Cadwallader, Donald J2004 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewAudio
Calnon, Mark Brooks2003 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Calnon, Mark Brooks2013 Oral History InterviewVideo
Calnon, Mark Brooks2013 Oral History Interview TranscriptPDF
Deignan, Charles Joseph2005 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Donovan, Warren Francis2003 Natick Veterans Oral History Project InterviewVideo
Ferrell, Oran D, Jr2004 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Field, Edward (NMI)2018 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Froeschle, Rudolph Phillip, "Rudy"2009 Oral History InterviewVideo
Furiga, Frank Dominic2004 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewAudio
Furrey, Thomas Edwin, JrOral History InterviewAudio
Hightshoe, Clarence CecilOral History InterviewVideo
Hoppen, Jack StewartOral History InterviewVideo
House, Rodney WOral History InterviewVideo
Jaworski, Frank (NMI)Oral History InterviewAudio
Jones, Lynn TiltonOral History InterviewVideo
Kilmer, Robert Bruce, JrOral History InterviewAudio
Kovach, Joseph WilliamOral History InterviewVideo
Kushner, Jack (NMI), "Kush"2011 Oral History InterviewVideo
Lewis, Charles Allyn, "Allyn"2006 Interview in Several PartsVideo
Lustig, David Carl, "Dave", Jr2003 Oral History InterviewAudio
Maggart, Richard LOral History InterviewAudio
Martin, J D (IO)Oral History InterviewVideo
Meyer, Alfred (NMI)Oral History InterviewVideo
Neumann, James HOral History InterviewVideo
Oglesby, Howard JasperOral History InterviewVideo
Richard, Oscar Gabriel, IIIOral History InterviewVideo
Richert, Clarendon GeorgeOral History InterviewAudio
Smith, Luther Earl, "Smitty"2011 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Stier, George WithersOral History InterviewVideo
Sullivan, Clifford CiceroOral History InterviewVideo
Thacker, Robert E, "Bob"2014 Oral History InterviewVideo
Wade, Roger JohnMy First Combat Mission, an InterviewVideo
Walton, Daniel AOral History InterviewVideo
Wininger, Dexter COral History InterviewVideo
Articles and Other Works Related to the 384th (16)
Author Title Format
VariousA Hitch In HellPDF (0.85 MB)
Matt SmithA Night Long Forgotten - 18th April 1944PDF (0.70 MB)
Klaus Schumann & Horst RiesAls Leisnig (English text)PDF (4.08 MB)
Klaus Schumann & Horst RiesAls Leisnig (German text)PDF (4.78 MB)
Menno PoldermanB17 One MissionWebsite
Irving Mills (306th BG)Eagles Can WalkPDF (2.30 MB)
Fred PrellerFlorida Veterans Road Trip, 2014PDF (0.04 MB)
Graham ButlinGrafton Underwood 2015 Remembrance Day CeremoniesVideo
Graham ButlinGrafton Underwood 2016 Remembrance Day CeremoniesVideo
Graham ButlinGrafton Underwood 2017 Remembrance Day CeremoniesVideo
Graham ButlinGrafton Underwood 2018 Remembrance Day CeremoniesVideo
Charles Keith BarkerGrafton Underwood Airfield Remembered 1944PDF (2.20 MB)
Urban BexGrafton Underwood Ops BuildingVideo
Chris GesseleMemories of the 'Greatest Generation': A B-17 Lands in HazenWebsite
Cindy Farrar BryanTribute to the 384th Bomb Group in WWIIVideo
Keith M. BullockWho Is That Young Woman?Website