DATE Wed 11/11/42 (Armistice Day)
COMBAT FLYING HRS 9:45 (Total tour 234:35)
TARGET Convoy N. E. of Benghazi. Libya HOME BASE Abu Sueir, Egypt
BRIEFING 0600 TAKE OFF 0715 LANDING 1700
CREW Capt. T. D. Brown PLANE NO. 11
BOMB LOAD 6-1000 lb TARGET TIME 1230 BOMBING ALTITUDE 19000'
NO. OF PLANES not shown
BOMBING RESULTS--Saw many hits and near misses on what appeared to be a troop ship. It began listing and stopped.
ENEMY ACTION--Observed 4 fighter aircraft over ship;they did not come up to attack.
OTHER REMARKS--Flew by Benghazi on way to target and saw ship burning fiercely in harbor(tanker). Spent 4 hours under oxygen.