Date: 28th December 1944
Crew: AE Johnson, GB Thomas, H Coulton, RM Jenkins, R Neale, DF Hadland, CA Butler
Role: Blind Secondary Marker
Take Off: 16.16 Landing: 20.54
35 Squadron ORB: 13 aircraft set out to carry out a night attack against Bonn. Despite 10/10ths cloud, the glow of markers could be seen. Concentrated sky markers were also laid; results of the attack could not be observed.
Aircraft Used: 162 Lancasters and 16 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups.
Losses: 1 Lancaster lost.
Summary: The intention again was to bomb the railway installations. Bomber Command’s report states that the main weight of the attack fell on the railway yards, causing ‘considerable damage’.