Mission Details for Wilhelmshaven (#19)



Number: 19
Date: 2/3/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Capt. D.E. Silver
Crews Briefed: 32
Details: Shipyard

Flying Control

Runway: 23
Engines: 0800 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan23.jpg
Taxi: 0815
Take Off: 0830
E.T.R.: 1433
Notes: All aircraft down safely by 1540 hours


Aircraft: 28
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: Over 1,100 fighters and bombers participated in the attack on the great port and fighter base at Wilhelmshaven. The 401st emerged unscathed, and the results of bombing were good. This was the first Group lead for "Hi Ho" Silver, who later became Deputy Commanding Officer of the 401st.

Mission Assignments

Squadron Participants