44th Bomb Group Mission Number 238

Date City Country Target
10/14/1944 Kaiserlautern Germany Marshalling Yards

Unofficial Mission Summary 

UMS
10/14/44
Lt. Bakalo led the Group today on a mission to Kaiserslautern M/Y_, Germany. Seven of the 67th aircraft, along with 23 other planes (including 3 G-H and 1 PFF). All aircraft reached the target and bombed by the G-H method, results unobserved. Bomb loading was 12 X 500 GPs dropped from 22,000 feet. There was no flak on the formation and all aircraft returned safely to base. Sgt. Allen adds: "Formed over London, bombed through 10/10ths coverage. Milk run." The 44th was the only Group flying in the Wing and flew as third Wing in the Division. S/Sgt. Burton, having completed operational tour, transferred to 12th RCD to return to the States.
 
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