Mission No. Fifteen – September 25, 1944

Target: Frankfurt – General City Area
Bomb Load: 12-500# G.P.
Gas Load: 2400 gallons
Briefing: 0445
Plane: R4890 – Queen O’Hearts
Position: #3, #1 Element, High Sqdn., 41st “A” Gp.
T.O.: 0722 Land: 1332 Time: 6 hours, 10 minutes
Left Base: 0835 @ 12000′
Bombs Away: 1041 1/2; 26700′; -40 degrees C.
Distance: 992 SM

Remarks: Bombed by instruments. PFF. Light flak. Very surprised. Expected very heavy flak. First time bombed by instruments. Probably quite frequent in future as weather gets worse.

[Note: This was the 379th Bomb Group’s 208th mission.]


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