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.


Image taken during the raid