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Mission No. Thirty-One – November 29, 1944


Target: Hannover – Lubricating Oil Refinery
Bomb Load: 12-500# G.P.
Gas Load: 2400 gallons
Briefing: 0330
Plane: Y4110 – Wanda B.
Position: #1, #1 Element, Low Sqdn., 41st “A” Gp.
T.O.: 0944 Land: 1634 Time: 6 hours, 50 minutes
Left Base: 1026 @ 7000′
Bombs Away: 1248; 25700′; -37 degrees C.
Distance: 1117 SM

Remarks: Bombed by instrument. PFF.  Flew as Secretary in lead ship.  Moderate flak over target.  Changed direction of bomb run & avoided greatest part of it.  Light battle damage.  This was another fighter-bait mission. Thank God they didn’t come up.  Good mission.

[Note: This was the 379th Bomb Group’s 228th mission.]

 

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