Sortie 11


Date:  1st November 1944


Target:  Oberhausen (Ruhr Valley)


Crew: AE Johnson, L Miller for GB Thomas, H Coulton, RM Jenkins, R Neale, DF Hadland, CA Butler


Aircraft:  PB199(N)


Role:  Supporter              


Take Off: 18.08  Landing: 22.43


Crew Report:


35 Squadron ORB: 7 aircraft took part in a night attack on Oberhausen. Bombing seemed to be fairly concentrated.


Bomber Command:

Aircraft Used: 288 aircraft – 202 Halifaxes, 74 Lancasters, 12 Mosquitos – of 6 and 8 Groups.

Losses: 3 Halifaxes and 1 Lancaster lost.

Summary: The target area was cloud-covered and the bombing was not concentrated.