Mission Details for Anklam (#122)



Number: 122
Date: 8/4/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Col. H.E. Rogner
Crews Briefed: 39
Details: Airfield and jet fighter plant

Flying Control

Runway: 5
Engines: 0830 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan05.jpg
Taxi: 0845
Take Off: 0900
E.T.R.: 1737
Notes: Briefing took place at 0530 hours. Visibility was limited to 200 yards by heavy fog, so takeoff time was moved back 30 minutes. Despite the poor visibility, all 39 operational aircraft were airborne by 1011 hours. By 1824 hours, all aircraft had returned from the mission.


Aircraft: 39
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: The 401st provided the three Boxes making up the 94th Combat Wing "A" unit, thus leading the Wing and the 1st Air Division. The Group's Lead and Low Boxes, dropping General Purpose Bombs, saturated the target, with all bursts within 2,000 feet of the MPI. The High Box, carrying incendiary bombs, also blanketed the assigned area. The Group did not encounter either enemy fighters or flak.

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