384th BG Combat Mission List

A chronological list of the 316 Combat missions flown by personnel of the 384th Bomb Group during WWII (June 1943 through April 1945). Full mission details can be displayed by clicking on the mission number.
1943 Missions

(Jump forward to 1944 or 1945 missions)

48 Combat Missions were flown by the 384th during 1943
Number Date Primary Target Target Attacked Comments
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Primary First 384th Combat Mission
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Disney / 42-5853
Olbinski / 42-30076
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Primary Weather Reduces Force
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
McMillin / 42-5850
Riches / 42-30143
Way / 42-30049
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
None Target Hidden, Bombs Held
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Burgoon / 42-30031
Cuddeback / 42-3188
Henderson / 42-30037
Rosio / 42-30058
Wheat / 42-30048
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Primary Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
None Target Hidden, Bombs Held
No Aircraft Lost
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Primary Aircraft Plant Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Erickson / 42-29960
Myer / 42-3235
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Primary Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Primary Luftwaffe Airfield Pounded
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Munday / 42-3330
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Primary Aluminum Plants Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Primary Smoke Screen Challenges Bombardiers
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Christman / 42-3088
Estes / 42-5883
Hall / 42-29670
Hall / 42-3122
Hankinson / 42-3069
Hegewald / 42-3075
Ward / 42-3024
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Other Aborted Mission
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Dietel / 42-30032
12 29 July 1943 Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
TOO Weather Stymies Bombers
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Roberts / 42-29700
13 30 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Primary Bombers Plaster Kassel
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Harry / 42-5848
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
TOO Many Enemy Fighters
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Bigelow / 42-29686
Carrington / 42-3231
Keck / 42-3104
Sierens / 42-30046
Swank / 42-5806
15 15 August 1943 Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Primary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Primary Enemy Air Depot Destroyed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Magowan / 42-5797
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Primary First Schweinfurt
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Hausenfluck / 42-29956
Mattes / 42-3222
Sweningsen / 42-30139
Wilson / 42-30147
Wofford / 42-3230
18 27 August 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Watten, France
None No Attack: Mechanical Failure
No Aircraft Lost
19 31 August 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
None Target Hidden, Bombs Held
No Aircraft Lost
20 3 September 1943 Target: Air Park and Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Secondary Weather Forces Change
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Jones / 42-29914
21 6 September 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
TOO Target Of Opportunity Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Armstrong / 41-24507
Aufmuth / 42-5720
Faulkiner / 42-3455
McMahon / 42-3041
Pulcipher / 42-5843
22 7 September 1943 Target: Bruxelles-Evere Airfield/Repair Depot
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Primary 384th Leads Composite Group
No Aircraft Lost
23 9 September 1943 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Lille-Vendeville & Vitry-en-Artois, France
Primary Enemy Airfield Devastated
No Aircraft Lost
24 16 September 1943 Target: Blockade Runner Ship (in Loire River)
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
Secondary Ship Gone; Port Facilities Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Butler / 42-5849
Price / 42-29699
25 23 September 1943 Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
Primary Ship Attacked; Results Uncertain
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Higdon / 42-3459
26 27 September 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
TOO Bad Weather Over Emden
No Aircraft Lost
27 2 October 1943 Target: Port Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Primary Port of Emden Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
28 4 October 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Industrial Targets Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Kauffman / 42-30043
29 8 October 1943 Target: Workshops
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Other Bremen Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
30 9 October 1943 Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
Primary Aircraft Factories Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Calnon / 42-29712
Ingles / 42-29814
31 10 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Other Coesfeld Mistaken for Münster
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Wilson / 42-5086
32 14 October 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Primary "Second Schweinfurt" aka "Black Thursday"
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Goulder / 42-5852
Harry / 42-29800
Johnson / 42-29784
Kauffman / 42-29870
Keller / 42-30196
Kopf / 42-3216
Ogilvie / 42-31059
Price / 42-3037
Williams / 42-29867
33 20 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Düren, Germany
None Weather & Traffic - No Attack
No Aircraft Lost
34 3 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Primary Pathfinder Leads Attack
No Aircraft Lost
35 5 November 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Primary PFF Attack
No Aircraft Lost
36 16 November 1943 Target: Knaben II Molybdenum Mine
Type: Industry
Location: Knaben, Norway
Primary Several Bomb Runs
No Aircraft Lost
37 26 November 1943 Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Primary Bremen Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Amundson / 42-29987
Gilmore / 42-5051
Holland / 42-31042
Zitnik / 42-37762
38 29 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Primary Bremen Bombed, Results Unobserved
No Aircraft Lost
39 1 December 1943 Target: Non-Ferrous Metals Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Solingen, Germany
Primary Primary Target Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Goulder / 42-30033
Martin / 42-39796
Nelson / 42-29768
Sundlun / 41-24557
40 5 December 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France
None Weather Blocks Attack
No Aircraft Lost
41 11 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Primary Emden Hammered
No Aircraft Lost
42 13 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Primary Maximum Effort
No Aircraft Lost
43 16 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Primary Cloudy Bremen
No Aircraft Lost
44 20 December 1943 Target: Port Area/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Primary Bremen Attacked Visually
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Carnes / 42-29935
45 22 December 1943 Target: Steel Shops/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Unknown Unknown Location Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
46 24 December 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Primary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
47 30 December 1943 Target: I. G. Farben Industrie, Chemical/Synthetic Rubber Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Primary Primary Target Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Jacobs / 42-31274
48 31 December 1943 Target: Blockade Runner 'Orsone' (name of ship)
Type: Transportation
Location: [Mouth of River Garonne], France
None Target Not Found
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Rich / 42-37725
Stier / 42-31073

1944 Missions

(Jump back to 1943 or forward to 1945 missions)

217 Combat Missions were flown by the 384th during 1944
Number Date Primary Target Target Attacked Comments
49 4 January 1944 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Primary Port Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Kaczaraba / 42-5838
50 5 January 1944 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Primary Smokescreen Not Effective
No Aircraft Lost
51 7 January 1944 Target: Powerhouse
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Primary Few Aircraft Join Formation
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Garner / 41-24525
52 11 January 1944 Target: Ju-88 Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Other Port City Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
53 14 January 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Meillard, France
Primary V-Weapons Site Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Britt / 42-31246
54A 21 January 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Preuseville, France
Primary Persistence Pays Off
No Aircraft Lost
54B 21 January 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Pommereval, France
None Weather Prevents Attack
No Aircraft Lost
55 29 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Technology Trumps Overcast Targets
No Aircraft Lost
56 30 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Primary Aircraft Plant Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Penney / 42-37727
Ross / 42-5444
Writz / 42-5404
57 3 February 1944 Target: Submarines (under construction)
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Primary Challenging Weather
No Aircraft Lost
58 4 February 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Attack On Aircraft Parts Plant
No Aircraft Lost
59 5 February 1944 Target: Bricy Aerodrome, Luftwaffe Training and Bomber Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Orleans, France
Primary Luftwaffe Airfield Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
60 6 February 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
None Clouds, Snow Conceal Targets
No Aircraft Lost
61 8 February 1944 Target: Piston Ring Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Radar Bombing Today
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Covington / 42-39784
62 11 February 1944 Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
TOO Visual Attack Despite Confusion
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Moore / 42-40005
Widener / 42-39962
63A 20 February 1944 Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Primary Big Week Begins!
No Aircraft Lost
63B 20 February 1944 Target: Junkers Aircraft Plant & Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Bernburg, Germany
Primary Big Week Begins!
No Aircraft Lost
64 21 February 1944 Target: Fighter Field & Aircraft Storage Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Werl, Germany
TOO Big Week: Day Two
No Aircraft Lost
65A 22 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
None Big Week, Day Three
No Aircraft Lost
65B 22 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Aschersleben, Germany
Primary Big Week, Day Three
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
DeFrees / 42-97488
Jeter / 42-31516
Kew / 42-3087
Markow / 42-97450
McDonald / 42-39809
66 24 February 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Primary Big Week, Day Five
No Aircraft Lost
67A 25 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Augsburg, Germany
Primary Big Week, Last Day
No Aircraft Lost
67B 25 February 1944 Target: Ball Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Primary Big Week, Last Day
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Larsen / 42-29717
68 28 February 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Preuseville, France
None Weather Prevents Bombing
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Rinne / 42-31058
69 2 March 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Radar Bombing, Results Unobserved
No Aircraft Lost
70 3 March 1944 Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
None 8th AF: Mission Recalled
No Aircraft Lost
71 4 March 1944 Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
TOO Weather Alters Mission
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Carpenter / 42-39991
Cosentino / 42-32007
Lovvorn / 42-31606
72 6 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Secondary Berlin Attacked - Finally!
No Aircraft Lost
73 8 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary 384th Leads Wing To Berlin
No Aircraft Lost
74 9 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Secondary Secondary Target Attacked With PFF
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Reed / 42-37781
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Secondary Bad Day At Augsburg
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Ledbetter / 42-37801
Stier / 42-37848
76 18 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Primary Two Targets Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
LaSeur / 42-31871
Smith / 42-37793
77 19 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-2 Storage and Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Primary Traffic Conflict & Equipment Failure
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Lovell / 42-31926
78 20 March 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
None Weather Forces Recall
No Aircraft Lost
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Secondary Berlin Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
TOO Targets of Opportunity Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Secondary Ball Bearing Plant Spared
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Briley / 42-31166
82 26 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Grismont, Rebecques, France
Primary V-1 Complex Hit Hard
No Aircraft Lost
83A 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours, France
Primary Airfield Attacked, Results Mixed
No Aircraft Lost
83B 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Chartres, France
Primary Airfield Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
84 28 March 1944 Target: Dijon-Longvic Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dijon, France
Primary Clear Weather = Good Bombing
No Aircraft Lost
85 29 March 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
TOO No Bomb Drop Signal
No Aircraft Lost
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Primary Weather Causes Assembly Havoc
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Schock / 42-31740
87 10 April 1944 Target: Evere Airfield (50°54'3"N 4°20'9"E)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Primary Good Weather Helps
No Aircraft Lost
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Primary 384th Overcomes Weather
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Rich / 42-31375
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Primary Primary Attacked, Huge Losses
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Briley / 42-97233
Fioretti / 42-38112
Heffley / 42-37816
Lavin / 42-97274
Miller / 42-31048
Poole / 42-97228
Stearns / 42-31433
Swanson / 42-97124
Tollison / 42-97231
90 18 April 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Primary Attack on Aircraft Plant
No Aircraft Lost
91 19 April 1944 Target: Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Primary Aircraft Industry Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
92A 20 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Primary V-Weapons Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
92B 20 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Primary V-Weapons Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
93 22 April 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
94 24 April 1944 Target: Dornier-Werke GMBH Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Primary Aircraft Factory Demolished
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Bailey / 42-102446
Brouillard / 42-97221
Broyhill / 42-37885
Edwards / 42-97477
Haley / 42-97372
Harvey / 42-31346
MacKichan / 42-38158
95 25 April 1944 Target: Metz-Frescaty Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Metz, France
None Traffic and Weather Prevent Attack
No Aircraft Lost
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Primary V-Weapons Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Small / 42-97136
97 27 April 1944 Target: Toul/Croix de Metz Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Primary Airfield Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
98 29 April 1944 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Industry Targeted
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Bouvier / 42-102448
99 1 May 1944 Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Last Resort Target Last Resort Target Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
100 4 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
None Mission Recalled
No Aircraft Lost
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Rail Transportation Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Goller / 42-31235
102 8 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Primary V-Weapons Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Allison / 42-31211
Brown / 42-97081
Foster / 42-31495
104 9 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Thionville, France
Primary Railroad Hub Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
105A 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
None Weather Prevents Bombing
No Aircraft Lost
105B 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards.
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Primary Rail Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary First 384th Oil Industry Attack
No Aircraft Lost
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Secondary Clouds Hide Primary - Again!
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Baker / 42-102548
Francis / 42-97404
108 15 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
None No Bombing Today
No Aircraft Lost
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
TOO Weather Causes Confusion
No Aircraft Lost
110 20 May 1944 Target: Orly Airport
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Primary Luftwaffe Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
111 21 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Primary Mixed Results Today
No Aircraft Lost
112 22 May 1944 Target: Warehouse District in the Dock Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Primary Docks Area Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Castleman / 42-102402
113 23 May 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Secondary Weather "NOT AS BRIEFED"
No Aircraft Lost
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Big "B" And Bad Weather
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Seamon / 42-31364
115A 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines, France
Primary Focus on Transportation
No Aircraft Lost
115B 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Primary Focus on Transportation
No Aircraft Lost
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Primary Bad Day For The Railroad
No Aircraft Lost
117 28 May 1944 Target: Junkers Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
TOO Equipment and Smokescreen Problems
No Aircraft Lost
118 28 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Primary The "Grapefruit" Mission
No Aircraft Lost
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Primary Long Mission, Good Bombing
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Moore / 42-97573
120 30 May 1944 Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Primary Airfield Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
121 31 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
TOO Weather Diverts Bombers
No Aircraft Lost
122 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Primary Pre-Invasion Tactical Targets
No Aircraft Lost
123 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Primary Pre-Invasion Tactical Targets
No Aircraft Lost
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
TOO Equipment Difficulties
No Aircraft Lost
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Primary Tactical Targets Again
No Aircraft Lost
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Primary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
127 6 June 1944 Target: Rocket Gun Installation
Type: Military
Location: 'Meuvaines' (actually, 1.3 miles SE of Crépon), France
Primary Blanked by Weather
No Aircraft Lost
128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Primary Tactical Bridges Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
129 6 June 1944 Target: Highway Choke Point in City of Caen
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
None Weather Stymies Bombers
No Aircraft Lost
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Primary Bombers Cut Transport Routes
No Aircraft Lost
131C 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
None All Targets Obscured
No Aircraft Lost
131D 8 June 1944 Target: Loire River Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Primary Railroad Bridge Damaged
No Aircraft Lost
132A 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes, France
Primary Excellent Bombing Results
No Aircraft Lost
132B 10 June 1944 Target: Vannes Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vannes, France
Primary Excellent Bombing Results
No Aircraft Lost
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°32'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
TOO A Different Bridge Destroyed
No Aircraft Lost
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Primary Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
135B 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
TOO Clouds Cover Primary
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Summerville / 42-97188
135D 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
None Bombs Held
No Aircraft Lost
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Primary Railroad Bridge Damaged
No Aircraft Lost
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Primary Enemy Airfield Damaged
No Aircraft Lost
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Primary Bombed Using PFF
No Aircraft Lost
139A 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
Primary Technology Over Weather
No Aircraft Lost
139B 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crépy, France
None Gee-H Equipment Failure
No Aircraft Lost
140A 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, France
Secondary Weather Changes Plans
No Aircraft Lost
140B 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crépy, France
Secondary Decision Over Crépy
No Aircraft Lost
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Primary Oil Refineries Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
142 21 June 1944 Target: Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Berlin Industries Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Finch / 42-107221
143 22 June 1944 Target: V-2 Storage & Launch Site
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Primary V-2 Underground Bunker
No Aircraft Lost
144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Primary Transportation Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Primary Oil Pressure Continues
No Aircraft Lost
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Primary Tactical Bridges Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Primary V-Weapon Depot Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
148 28 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Juvincourt (Juvincourt-et-Damary), France
Primary Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Primary Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Primary Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Various Traffic Jam
No Aircraft Lost
152 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Blanc Pignon Ferme, Cléty, France
TOO Overcoming Weather Diffuculty
No Aircraft Lost
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Primary Me-109 Factory Targeted
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Anderson / 42-102442
Bagby / 44-6147
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
TOO Weather Hides Primary Target
No Aircraft Lost
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Primary First 384th Munich Mission
No Aircraft Lost
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Primary A Second Long Ride to Munich
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Rosborough / 42-97273
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Primary Third Munich Mission
No Aircraft Lost
158 16 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Primary And ... Again to Munich
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Coleman / 42-107064
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Various Myriad Problems
No Aircraft Lost
160A 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Primary Rocket R&D Facility
No Aircraft Lost
160B 18 July 1944 Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Zinnowitz, Germany
Primary Rocket Scientists Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Primary 384th Leads 1st Division
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Bodker / 42-97449
Heim / 42-97178
Mount / 42-97237
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Secondary Airfield Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Grant / 42-37974
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Secondary Ludwigshfen Industries Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
TOO Weather Limits Attacks
No Aircraft Lost
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Primary Support For Imminent Attack
No Aircraft Lost
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary Return To Merseburg
No Aircraft Lost
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary Merseburg Slammed Again
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Sweeney / 43-37870
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
PFF Primary Munich Again
No Aircraft Lost
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Primary Tactical Support Mission
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Harris / 42-97072
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Various V-Weapons Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Primary V-Weapon Laboratory Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
172 4 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
None Weather Stymies Strike
No Aircraft Lost
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Primary Fighter Control Center
No Aircraft Lost
174 7 August 1944 Target: Aircraft Fuel Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dugny (Paris), France
Primary Target Near Le Bourget
No Aircraft Lost
175 8 August 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Bretteville-sur-Laize, France
Primary Tactical Support Mission
No Aircraft Lost
176 9 August 1944 Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Last Resort Target More Bad Weather
No Aircraft Lost
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Primary More Troop Support
No Aircraft Lost
178 12 August 1944 Target: "Landing Ground"
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: La Perthe, France
Primary Luftwaffe Attacked Near Paris
No Aircraft Lost
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Primary Enemy Transportation Routes
No Aircraft Lost
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Primary Airfield Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
181 16 August 1944 Target: Delitzsch Air Field and Air Equipment Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Delitzsch, Germany
Primary Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Primary Tactical Support
No Aircraft Lost
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary Oil Pressure
No Aircraft Lost
184 25 August 1944 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Primary Luftwaffe Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
185 26 August 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Primary More Oil Pressure
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Rainey / 42-97204
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Primary "NOBALL" Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Primary Chemical Works Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Primary German Industry Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Primary Target Visible at Last Minute
No Aircraft Lost
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Primary Ludwigshafen - Again!
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Hartness / 42-102601
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Primary 384th Leads Wing
No Aircraft Lost
192A 11 September 1944 Target: Oil
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
TOO Persistence Pays Off
No Aircraft Lost
192B 11 September 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Secondary Secondary Target Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Chadwick / 42-107058
193 12 September 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Brüx, Czechoslovakia
Primary Synthetic Oil Plant Destroyed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Hanlon / 42-97142
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary The 'Oil Campaign' Continues
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Dodson / 43-38213
195A 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Primary Tactical Support Mission
No Aircraft Lost
195B 17 September 1944 Target: Light Gun Positions, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: 's-Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Primary Tactical Support Mission
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Kelsay / 44-8011
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Primary Mixed Results
No Aircraft Lost
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Primary Mainz Railroad Targets Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Primary Target Attacked By PFF
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Plowman / 42-107057
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Primary Primary Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Primary Marshalling Yards Bombed By PFF
No Aircraft Lost
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Primary Two Bomb Runs - Primary Target Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Brodie / 42-31222
Buslee / 43-37822
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Secondary Münster Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Secondary Cologne Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Primary Synthetic Oil Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Secondary Cologne / Köln Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Birckhead / 43-38579
206 6 October 1944 Target: M/T Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Stettin / Szczecin, Poland
Secondary Primary Targets Not Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Primary Synthetic Oil Production Targeted
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Mandelbaum / 44-6294
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Primary Schweinfurt Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Primary Two Targets Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Levine / 44-6149
Peterson / 42-97948
210 14 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Primary Target: Transportation
No Aircraft Lost
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Primary Railroad Hubs Damaged
No Aircraft Lost
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Primary One Marshalling Yard Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
213 18 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Secondary Weather Challenges Crews
No Aircraft Lost
214 19 October 1944 Target: Heinrich Lanz Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Primary Tank Factory Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Secondary No Aircraft Lost
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Secondary Primary Spared - Secondary Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Primary Two Squadrons Hit Primary
No Aircraft Lost
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Primary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Primary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Primary Marshalling Yards Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Primary Attack on Oil
No Aircraft Lost
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Secondary Another Attack on Oil
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Drake / 42-97282
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Primary Tactical Support Mission
No Aircraft Lost
224C 10 November 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Ostheim, Germany
Primary Mixed Results
No Aircraft Lost
224D 10 November 1944 Target: Butzweilerdorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Primary Primary Target Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
225 11 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Primary Synthetic Oil Plant Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Primary Enemy Troop Positions Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Springsted / 44-6512
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Secondary Marshalling Yards Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Primary Primary Attacked Using Gee-H
No Aircraft Lost
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Secondary Bad Day for German Oil
No Aircraft Lost
230 26 November 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenbeken, Germany
Primary Bombing by Gee-H
No Aircraft Lost
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Primary Weather Cooperates
No Aircraft Lost
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Secondary Refinery Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Other Traffic and Weather
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Champ / 44-8409
Evans / 43-37713
Gabel / 43-38542
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Primary Transportation Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary More Pressure On Oil
No Aircraft Lost
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Primary Daimler Factory Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Primary Rhine Bridge(s) Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Primary Continued Pressure on Oil
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Hale / 42-102933
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Secondary Weather Challenges The Plan
No Aircraft Lost
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Primary Weather Reduces Force
No Aircraft Lost
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Primary Primary Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
243C 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Gons, Germany
Primary Visual Conditions!
No Aircraft Lost
243F 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield 6 Miles NE of Worms
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Worms, Germany
Secondary Squadron Launched From Horham
No Aircraft Lost
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Primary Tactical Support For Troops
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Nelson / 42-107083
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Primary Group Bombs Railroad
No Aircraft Lost
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Secondary Historic Limburg Spared
No Aircraft Lost
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Primary Railroad Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost

1945 Missions

(Jump back to 1943 or 1944 missions)

70 Combat Missions were flown by the 384th during 1945
Number Date Primary Target Target Attacked Comments
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Secondary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Primary Tactical Support
No Aircraft Lost
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Primary Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Primary Support For Ground Troops
No Aircraft Lost
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Primary Railroad Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
DeFrancesco / 42-98000
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Secondary Two Marshalling Yards Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Hicks / 44-8216
Whitesides / 42-97263
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Secondary Luftwaffe Airfield Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Secondary Secondary Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
PFF Primary Transportation Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Cook / 42-97251
Fleshman / 43-38542
258 21 January 1945 Target: Marshalling Yard
Type: Transportation
Location: Aschaffenburg, Germany
PFF Secondary Radar Bombing
No Aircraft Lost
259 22 January 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Primary Visual Bombing!
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Birder / 43-37703
Van Popering / 43-38850
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Primary Challenging Weather
No Aircraft Lost
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Jackson / 44-6105
262 29 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Siegen, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
PFF Primary Secondary Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Long / 42-102501
Molder / 42-97960
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Primary Two Targets Hit
No Aircraft Lost
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Primary Bombs Miss Objective
No Aircraft Lost
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
PFF Primary Weather Reduces Force
No Aircraft Lost
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Secondary Transportation Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
PFF Secondary Weather Challenges
No Aircraft Lost
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
PFF Secondary Back to Nuremberg
No Aircraft Lost
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Primary Target Smashed
No Aircraft Lost
272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Primary Transportation Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
PFF Secondary Secondary Target Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Primary Squadrons Attack Separately
No Aircraft Lost
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary Berlin Bahnhof Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
PFF Secondary Leipzig Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
PFF Primary Hagen Railroad Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Primary Transportation Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Primary Pressure on Oil
No Aircraft Lost
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
PFF Secondary Hannover Railyard Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Primary Bombing Through Clouds
No Aircraft Lost
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Primary Two Targets Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Primary More Oil Pressure
No Aircraft Lost
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Primary Industry Smashed
No Aircraft Lost
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Primary Transportation Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
PFF Secondary Bremen Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Secondary Transportation System Targeted
No Aircraft Lost
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Primary Railroad Bridge Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Primary Army GHQ Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
#6 Weather and Equipment Failures
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Schauer / 42-107148
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Primary 384th Leads Division
No Aircraft Lost
292C 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Tertiary #3 Target Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Griffin / 43-39035
292D 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Secondary #3 Target Attacked
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Kramer / 44-8008
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Secondary Hamburg Hammered
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Hicks / 42-97271
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Primary Military Camp Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
295 23 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Primary Pinpoint Accuracy
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Connor / 43-39053
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Primary Weather Cooperates
No Aircraft Lost
297 24 March 1945 Target: Twente Enschede Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Primary Second Mission of the Day
No Aircraft Lost
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
#4 Weather, Equipment, Turbulence
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Jordan / 44-6109
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Secondary Industrial Plant Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Primary Bremen Shipyard Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
301 31 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Tertiary Division Bombs Tertiary Target
No Aircraft Lost
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Secondary Weather Forces Change
No Aircraft Lost
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Primary Some Bombs On Target
No Aircraft Lost
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Primary Ordnance Depot Destroyed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Cathey / 43-37843
305 6 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Secondary Leipzig Railyard Bombed
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Gray / 43-39164
Hastings / 43-38801
Mackellar / 44-6923
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Primary Bombardiers' Skills Pay Off
No Aircraft Lost
307 9 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Primary Airfield Plastered
No Aircraft Lost
308 10 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Primary SS Depot Attacked
No Aircraft Lost
309 11 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Freiham, Germany
Primary No Aircraft Lost
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Primary Primary Target Clobbered
No Aircraft Lost
311 15 April 1945 Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Primary Flak Guns Bombed
No Aircraft Lost
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Primary Attack On Transportation
No Aircraft Lost
313 17 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Primary Transportation Attacked Again
No Aircraft Lost
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Primary Critical Railway Junction
No Aircraft Lost
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Primary Clear Weather: Good Bombing
No Aircraft Lost
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Primary THE LAST ONE!
Pilot/Aircraft losses:
Lovett / 43-38501