James Collison mission May 4, 1943


Tuesday 4


What a day. I hope I don't have very many more like it. We went on a raid to Bari, Italy and it was very exciting. The weather was very bad to start with-next we couldn't see the target well enough to bomb. There was one pursuit a ME-109 that shot the daylights out of the formation. There were three casualties I know of and how many more I don't know. A lot of planes landed with feathered engines-and one cracked up landing due to a tire which was shot. ......