Mission Number 1
27 October 1944
Target: Submarine Pens, Dublon Island,
Participating Unit: 73rd BW
Number A/C Airborne: 18
- % A/C
Bombing Primary: 78% (14)
Over Primary: 280855K - 280900K
Altitude of Attack: 25,900 - 27,450
Weather Over Target: CAVU
A/C Lost: 0
Resume of Mission: Shakedown mission,
bombing results poor to fair. Four aircraft non-effective.
There were 2 attacks by E/A. AA heavy, meager to inaccurate.
Average bomb load: 6,000 lbs. Average fuel reserve: 1,812