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Mission No. Twenty – October 18, 1944


Target: Cologne – Motor Transport Works
Bomb Load: 6-500# G.P.; 6-M17 Incendiary
Gas Load: 2100 gallons
Briefing: 0430
Plane: X4934 – Million Dollar Baby
Position: #1, #3 Element, Low Sqdn., 41st “A” Gp.
T.O.: 0735 Land: 1442 Time: 7 hours, 7 minutes
Left Base: 0833 @ 15300′
Bombs Away: 1050; 26200′; -39 degrees C.
Distance: 943 SM

Remarks: Back again.  Hope we hit it this time but don’t think we did.  Bombed by instrument.  PFF.  Moderate flak over large area. Light damage. Still too much flak here. Wish we’d stay away from it.

[Note: This was the 379th Bomb Group’s 217th mission.]

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