44th Bomb Group Mission Number 159

Date City Country Target
6/8/1944 Angers France Marshalling Yards & Locomotives

Unofficial Mission Summary 

Capt. Hammer (66th PFF) with Col. Gibson as the Command Pilot led the 44th (7 of them 67th) and bombed Angers Marshalling Yards and locomotive works in France. The aircraft departed this base at 0430 hours and bombed the objective but ships #820 and 031 did not bomb due to mechanical malfunctions. Bombing results were good. Again, no flak or enemy aircraft were encountered. Other 66th's PFF ships provided leads for the 492nd, 458th and 392nd Bomb Groups. A second mission was scheduled, target unknown, but was scrubbed.
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