Mission # 187

MISSION SUMMARY

Mission Date 3 September 1944
384th Mission
Mission Number 187
8th Air Force Mission Mission Number 602
Mission Comments Chemical Works Attacked
Thirty-six aircraft of the 384th BG flew as the 41st CBW C Wing and all aircraft attacked the primary target, a chemical works at Ludwigshaven, Germany. All aircraft, in combat wing formation released their bombs at 250-foot intervals on the Wing PFF aircraft.
Primary Target Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Target Attacked (Mode) Primary (PFF)
Sortie/Aircraft Summary Completed Mission, not including spares - 36
Scrubbed - 1
Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed - 3
Ground Spare Aircraft, Unused - 3
Mission Personnel Mission Personnel Roster or Mission Loading Lists
Mission Documents Combat Mission Records and Plans obtained from the National Archives

43 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
42‑31484McDaniel, Clifford FranklinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑32106Johnstone, William ACompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑37788Goodrick, Gene RobertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑38013Brown, Bert OliverCompleted MissionHot camera ship, low Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38014Levine, Max (NMI)Flying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
SORTIE REPORT
42‑38208Rowe, George BCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97142Hale, Kenneth OliverCompleted MissionHot camera ship, high Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97150Bills, Edgar LCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97251Cline, Walter WCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97263Mock, John MontagueCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97271Hunt, John HardyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97282Gilbert, Stanley MiltonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97320Carnes, Joe RossCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97510[N/A]ScrubbedReplaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑38014.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97521Chadwick, James WoodrowCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑97592Neville, Harry WalterCompleted MissionPFF ship. Low Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
42‑97986[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
Lead PFF Ground Spare Aircraft.
42‑98000Gabel, Raymond JohnCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102430[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
42‑102459Groff, Richard HubertCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102500Plowman, Noel ElwinCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102518Peters, Lloyd AFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
Lead Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102601Mohler, John GrigsbyFlying Spare,
Returned As Briefed
High Squadron
SORTIE REPORT
42‑102620Hassing, Eugene TheronCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102661Dodson, Lee WhiteCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑102933Duesler, Donald BartonCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107058LeDonne, Edward GeorgeCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
42‑107083Malone, John JCompleted MissionLead Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑38014. Hot camera ship.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37703Blankenmeyer, William JCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37713Brookshire, James DCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37717[N/A]Ground Spare Aircraft,
Unused
 
43‑37822Patella, Joseph DavidCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37843Owens, Robert ClareCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑37917Wismer, Richard GlenCompleted MissionHot camera ship, lead Squadron.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑37971Minor, Henry WCompleted MissionHot camera ship. Wing deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
43‑38062Buslee, John OliverCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
43‑38213Reed, William MarcusCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6080Dudock, Edward PeterCompleted MissionHot camera ship. Low Squadron deputy.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑6109Farra, Robert LeslieCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑6294Gross, Kenneth EugeneCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT
44‑8007Keate, Richard CCompleted MissionPFF ship. Wing lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8008Peck, Harland KCompleted MissionPFF ship. High Squadron lead.
SORTIE REPORT
44‑8011Soester, Wilbur LeroyCompleted Mission SORTIE REPORT