44th Bomb Group Mission Number 123

Date City Country Target
4/19/1944 Gutersloh Germany Airfield

Unofficial Mission Summary 

UMS
4/19/44
Today the 67th squadron put up eight aircraft (27 for the 44th), taking off at 0645 hours with bomb loads of 12 x 500 lbs Gutersloh, located 28 miles east of Munster with its airfield 32 miles NE of the town was the primary target and it was attacked with good results. Flak and A/A fire was weak and ineffective and few enemy aircraft were seen. All 27 planes bombed and returned to base at 1315 hours. All in all, it was a milk run. This mission was the first flown by our new model "H" plane, "Glory Bee" C. She was destined to complete the war and return to the States. Twelve enemy aircraft were over England last night but little damage was done.
 
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