Sortie 4


Date:  13th September 1944


Target:  Osnabruck (Ruhr Valley)


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


Aircraft:  PB288(P)


Role:  Supporter              


Take Off: 16.23  Landing: 20.24


Crew Report:


35 Squadron ORB: In the evening, 5 aircraft took part in an attack on the marshalling yards at Osnabruck. The target was visually identified and many fires were started.


Bomber Command:

Aircraft Used: 98 Halifaxes and 20 Lancasters of Nos 6 and 8 Groups attacked Osnabrück, with the cutting of railway communications being one of the raid’s objectives.

Losses: No aircraft lost.

Summary: The marking and bombing were accurate but no details are available.


osnabruck

Image taken during the raid