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B-24s on Mission to Rocket Launching Platforms in France 2 Aug 1944 | by John Funk from Golden Colorado
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B-24s on Mission to Rocket Launching Platforms in France 2 Aug 1944

Lew Funk's mission log states: 8-2-44 Bertreville, St Saens, St Ouen, St Jean France, Rocket Launching Platform 16 Aircrafts, 29 Tons Dropped, Results Poor, No Flak No Aircrafts Lost, No KIA, No WIA Made our run but did no drop Pilot Marks, Ship #4778, Time 4:30

 

Mission was to 3 different buzz bomb sites Foret de St. Saens, Betreville, St. Jean du Cordonney

 

Valor to Victory Site at valortovictory.tripod.com/1944-08.htm states:

Command Pilot: FANDEL. Buzz bomb targets. 39 planes were dispatched. 11 planes dropped 30 tons on the primary target and 28 failed to bomb. 34 Credit Sorties.

 

Aircraft on the left is with the 445th BG as denoted by the 'B' on the tail

Aircraft on the middle is with the 2nd BW of the 389th BG as denoted by the 'A' on the tail

Aircraft on the right is with the 20th BW of the 93rd BG as denoted by the 'C' on the tail

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