Louis DeLary mission March 8, 1945

March 8, 1945

Completed my sixteenth combat mission. Flew lead. Was in direct support of Russian drive. Target was Komeron, Hungary but was covered by clouds - some went to Merabaun, Yugoslavia, also covered. But didn't bomb. Flak heavy here. But no hits, carried six 500 lb R.D.X. 's Alt 22,000; Temp -42 degrees. Brought bombs home. Mission 7:40 hours long. 29 "credit missions.