Mission No. Thirty-Three – December 9, 1944

Target: Stuttgart – Tactical Airfield
Bomb Load: 38-100# G.P.
Gas Load: 2700 gallons
Briefing: 0530
Plane: J4388 – Miss Liberty
Position: #4, #2 Element, Low Sqdn., 41st “A” Gp.
T.O.: 0847 Land: 1601 Time: 7 hours, 14 minutes
Left Base: 0911 @ 15000′
Bombs Away: 1225; 24800′; -54 degrees C.
Distance: 1299 SM

Remarks: Bombed by instruments.  GEE H. Had trouble getting thru weather in target area.  Light & inaccurate flak in target area.  Group lost two planes from collision on trip in.  Got a good look at Paris.  Very, very cold. Nice mission.

[Note: This was the 379th Bomb Group’s 230th mission.]


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