Richard C. Kellogg mission February 24, 1945

Mission #6  Date  24 Feb. 45  Target Verona Italy

Flight Crew P-Pitts C/p- Ingraham, N-Kellogg, B-Timko, E-Miller, R/O-Huelskamp, AG-Skiscim, AG-Pendergrass, AG-Thorn, AG-Lafranconi.

Plane #76, Type B24-G, Position #2 Box 7, Bombs 7, Take Off 0959, IP 1358, Alt. 24,700, Bombs away 1402, Deploy carpet & window 152 flak guns in target area, Back to base 1648.

REMARKS & CREW COMMENTS

TIME

 

1113


ALTITUDE

       

11,200


LOCATION

        

4246-1631


task

Altimeter seem to be off.

Formation split up after crossing coast, going to form up on route 4 ships in our formation,

1145

1156


12,500

14,800


4310-1600

4330-1542


#72 joins our formation.

3 boats in a line heading for Yugo coast, looks like L.S.T. small boat beside them.

1202

1247


14,700

21,400

 

4345-1537

4520-1410

 

1 ship transport class.

15 fighters kind unknown to far away, (PSI) red spinner orange tail.

   ?

23,200

4612-1319

2 red flares seen from B24 in formation #441055 Y&B tail.

1358


24,700


IP


bombs away 1402 alto 24,700 axis of att. 220 weather over target haze low clouds 10/10 10,000, flak 1400 to 1404, 6 ships over target flak intense, accurate & inaccurate some white flak, rally slight left 180.

1422


1648

       

      

4419-1120

        

Lead ship dropped 1 bomb at first then salvo, weather looks clear all the way back.

Back to base.

376 ARCHIVES

At the 2017 reunion, the board approved the donation of our archives to the Briscoe Center for American History, located on the University of Texas - Austin campus.

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Also, the board approved a $5,000 donation to add to Ed Clendenin's $20,000 donation in the memory of his father. Together, these funds begin an endowment for the preservation of the 376 archives.

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