RSS

Mission No. Thirteen – September 17, 1944


Target: Eindhoven – German Gun Positions
Bomb Load: 26-260# frags.
Gas Load: 2100 gallons
Briefing: 0400
Plane: R4890 – Queen O’Hearts
Position: #2, #2 Element, “I” Sqdn., 41st Wing
T.O.: 0629 Land: 1130 Time: 5 hours, 01 minutes
Left Base: 0722 @ 12000′
Bombs Away: 0939 1/2; 18000′; -14 degrees C.
Distance: 786 SM

Remarks: Bombed in six plane sqdns. instead of usual thirty-six. No flak. No enemy fighters. Would have felt safer at higher altitude. Very easy mission.

[Note: This was the 379th Bomb Group’s 205th mission.]

 

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