Kenneth DeLong Mission July 21, 1942


Tues. 7/21 & Wed. 7/22/42

HOME BASE Lydda, Palestine

TARGET Suda Bay, Island of Crete

COMBAT FLYING HRS.    (this Miss.)9:10      total tour    95:30

BRIEFING 1200     TAKE OFF 1515 LANDING 0025(7/22)

CREW Lt. T. D. Brown PLANE NO. 17

BOMB LOAD 5-1000 lb. TARGET TIME 1930 BOMBING ALT. 22000'

NO. OF PLANES 9 of our B-24's & 8 British Libs

BOMBING RESULTS Not shown ... (Group history shows direct hits made on two vessels and fires started at base end of wharf).

ENEMY ACTION Light anti-aircraft fire(Group history shows heavy and accurate) ... no fighters were seen.

OTHER REMARKS All planes returned safely in formation.