Mission Details for Lippstadt (#25)



Number: 25
Date: 2/21/1944 12:00:00 AM
Commander: Maj. E.W. Brown
Crews Briefed: 37
Details: Aircraft manufacturing facilities

Flying Control

Runway: 5
Engines: 0915 Thumbnail image for /Images/Takeoff/Plan05.jpg
Taxi: 0930
Take Off: 0945
Notes: 36 operational aircraft were airborne by 1051 hours. All had returned by 1720 hours.


Aircraft: 36
Lost Over Continent: 0
Lost Other: 0
Summary: Mjor Edwin Brown led the mission to Lippstadt, after which the 8th Air Force announced that it had dropped 8,000 tons of bombs on German fighter factories in the preceding 36 hours, seriously hampering fighter output.

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Squadron Participants