384th Personal Stories, and More

Individual 384th Bomb Group Veteran Stories (64)
384th Veteran Name Title Format
Ackerson, Donald RichardRésumé of Tour of Bombing Action in Europe (0.084 MB)PDF (0.08 MB)
Aufmuth, Lester HerbertClear for TakeoffWebsite
Austin, Ralph EarlA Personal Account (0.058 MB)PDF (0.06 MB)
Bardue, Theodore RooseveltA Rough Mission to Munich (0.120 MB)PDF (0.12 MB)
Benjamin, Alfred DavidIn The Dark Of The Night (0.244 MB)PDF (0.24 MB)
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"Smokestack Blue Leader, Slow Down! (0.538 MB)PDF (0.54 MB)
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"Stories of a B-17 Pilot During WWIIWebsite
Bodenschatz, William JohnFive Years For Freedom (9.143 MB)PDF (9.14 MB)
Boles, Andrew John, JrThe Fateful Day (0.315 MB)PDF (0.32 MB)
Briley, Scott Andrew"As Briefed Part II" (7.484 MB)PDF (7.48 MB)
Butler, Johnny AddisonRecollections Of A World War II B-17 Bomber Pilot (0.130 MB)PDF (0.13 MB)
Calnon, Mark BrooksSome Lived, Some Died, It was Understood (2.532 MB)PDF (2.53 MB)
Clemis, Joseph BernardJoseph Clemis Mission Diary (2.525 MB)PDF (2.52 MB)
Dolan, William Edward, "Pop"A Memory With Wings of Steel (6.958 MB)PDF (6.96 MB)
Dolan, William Edward, "Pop"We Knew The Price Of Freedom (4.499 MB)PDF (4.50 MB)
Estrin, Leonard (NMI), "Len"Len Estrin's Combat Diary (6.029 MB)PDF (6.03 MB)
Field, Edward (NMI)A poem, "World War II" (0.149 MB)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 Zeitz (0.049 MB)PDF (0.05 MB)
Grosbier, Gordon JosephGrosbier, Combat Mission Diary (8.508 MB)PDF (8.51 MB)
Grosbier, Gordon JosephGrosbier, Daily Journal (6.235 MB)PDF (6.23 MB)
Haley, Ralph BernardWorld War II Experiences (1.861 MB)PDF (1.86 MB)
Hitzeroth, Franklin CarlMy Story: The First Four Days (2.045 MB)PDF (2.04 MB)
Jackson, Leslie HallHow Leslie Jackson Became a Friend of Füssen (1.863 MB)PDF (1.86 MB)
Janovic, Lawrence Joseph, JrTour of Duty - 30 Missions (4.021 MB)PDF (4.02 MB)
Janson, Robert MatthewLt. Robert M. Janson (0.301 MB)PDF (0.30 MB)
Koenig, Robert MartinHighlights from the POW Camp (3.589 MB)PDF (3.59 MB)
Ladendorff, Edmund H, JrTime Travel: Flight of the Navigator (0.676 MB)PDF (0.68 MB)
Lavoie, Ralph EdmundNear-Escape From Infamous Stalag 17 (0.971 MB)PDF (0.97 MB)
Leavitt, Philip NeldonGrandpa's Journal (0.194 MB)PDF (0.19 MB)
Lentz, Kenneth MalvinFormer POW Recalls His Day of Liberation (0.111 MB)PDF (0.11 MB)
Levison, Jules Sidney, "Julie"Jules Levison Diary (3.622 MB)PDF (3.62 MB)
Matican, Sigmund SidneyMatican Diary (1.381 MB)PDF (1.38 MB)
Maxey, Jesse Edward, JrJesse's Story (0.785 MB)PDF (0.79 MB)
McKinney, Jack NormanMy "Swiss Miss" Adventure (0.675 MB)PDF (0.67 MB)
McMath, James GordonSlightly Dangerous (5.177 MB)PDF (5.18 MB)
Misch, Henry ConradHenry C Misch WWII Diary (7.671 MB)PDF (7.67 MB)
Montz, Nemours Albert, "Nem"Army Air Corps Vet Remembers His Luck (3.905 MB)PDF (3.90 MB)
Neville, Harry WalterHarry Neville's Wartime Diary (13.123 MB)PDF (13.12 MB)
Owens, Walter EvanAs Briefed, 1974 Addendum (with Frank Priesnitz' comments) (7.825 MB)PDF (7.82 MB)
Pratt, John ButlerDiary of John Butler Pratt (7.246 MB)PDF (7.25 MB)
Roth, Verle LeroyB-17 Pilot, Speaking at 2011 ReunionVideo
Roth, Verle LeroyVerle Roth's War (0.092 MB)PDF (0.09 MB)
Sarto, Joseph MichaelA Remembrance Of Joe Sarto (0.191 MB)PDF (0.19 MB)
Schimenek, John FrancisJohn Francis Schimenek WWII Diary (10.380 MB)PDF (10.38 MB)
Seniawsky, Peter (NMI)Peter Seniawsky's Black Thursday Escape (0.979 MB)PDF (0.98 MB)
Shinsky, Paul Francis, "Red", Sr26 June 1943, Shoot-down of 42-30037PDF (0.08 MB)
Sienkiewicz, Edward Alfred, "Sink"Crew 115 (23.657 MB)PDF (23.66 MB)
Spearman, EugeneThe Eighth Air Force in World War II (3.588 MB)PDF (3.59 MB)
Spiers, Paul RobertThe Good Lord Was With Our Crew (1.062 MB)PDF (1.06 MB)
Stahlhut, Robert FredThe Way I Remember It (1.945 MB)PDF (1.95 MB)
Storey, Wallace ArnoldSilver Wings and the Eighth Air Force (excerpt) (4.309 MB)PDF (4.31 MB)
Sylvia, Francis RobertAccount of 14 October 1943 Mission and its Aftermath (9.866 MB)PDF (9.87 MB)
Turlington, Howard JoeMy Experience (0.312 MB)PDF (0.31 MB)
Uriwal, Alfons Francis, "Al"Diary of Alfons Francis Uriwal (15.153 MB)PDF (15.15 MB)
Watterson, Arnold NMI, "Pappy"Arnold Watterson's War DiaryWebsite
Werbanec, George FrankOur Fatal Day, June 22,1943 (8.075 MB)PDF (8.07 MB)
Westlake, Albert FWestlake's Story (1.754 MB)PDF (1.75 MB)
Wick, Harvey ArthurA Tribute to Harvey Arthur Wick (9.481 MB)PDF (9.48 MB)
Wilkens, William John, "Bill"Bill Wilkens' Combat Diary (3.842 MB)PDF (3.84 MB)
Williamson, Albert (NMI)The Trip of a Lifetime (3.296 MB)PDF (3.30 MB)
Wollenweber, Herman, JrPOW Tales (0.278 MB)PDF (0.28 MB)
Zieba, Edmund (NMI)I Remember... (0.169 MB)PDF (0.17 MB)
Individual 384th Bomb Group Veteran's Interviews (48)
384th Veteran Name Title Format
Armstrong, James Edwin1997 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Barber, Raymond Clifford2004 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"2001 Veteran's History Project Oral History InterviewVideo
Bennett, Dewayne (NMI), "Ben"James Taff Interview by Ben Bennett (81.210 MB)Audio
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 Transcript (0.479 MB)PDF
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
Goodrick, Gene RobertGene Goodrick Describes His Silver Star Mission (6.544 MB)Audio
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 LeeOral 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
Taff, James AJames Taff Interview by Ben Bennett (81.210 MB)Audio
Thacker, Robert E, "Bob"2014 Oral History InterviewVideo
Wade, Roger JohnMy First Combat Mission, an InterviewVideo
Walton, Daniel AOral History InterviewVideo
Wilkens, William John, "Bill"2020 Video Interview of Bill WilkensVideo
Wininger, Dexter COral History InterviewVideo
Articles and Other Works Related to the 384th (16)
Author Title Format
VariousA Hitch In Hell (0.851 MB)PDF (0.85 MB)
Matt SmithA Night Long Forgotten - 18th April 1944 (0.697 MB)PDF (0.70 MB)
Klaus Schumann & Horst RiesAls Leisnig (English text) (4.079 MB)PDF (4.08 MB)
Klaus Schumann & Horst RiesAls Leisnig (German text) (4.776 MB)PDF (4.78 MB)
Menno PoldermanB17 One MissionWebsite
Irving Mills (306th BG)Eagles Can Walk (2.298 MB)PDF (2.30 MB)
Fred PrellerFlorida Veterans Road Trip, 2014 (0.044 MB)PDF (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 1944 (2.201 MB)PDF (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