Wed. 7/15/42 HOME BASE Lydda, Palestine
TARGET Benghazi, Libya
COMBAT FLYING HRS (this mission) 10:55 total tour 86:20
BRIEFING 1230 TAKE OFF 0645 LANDING 0820 (Fayid)
TAKE OFF 1415 LANDING 2335 (Lydda)
CREW Lt. T. D. Brown PLANE NO. 17
BOMB LOAD 6-1000 lb. TARGET TIME 1815 BOMBING ALT. 25000'
NO. OF PLANES 6 Of our B-24's and 7 British Libs
BOMBING RESULTS Salvoed bombs and started dock fires.
ENEMY ACTION No mention made of resistance.
OTHER REMARKS Flew near Crete on return trip over water … spent three hours on oxygen ... crew slept in plane after return ... removed flying clothes and parachutes in the morning.