Richard C. Kellogg mission March 20, 1945

Mission #13 Date 20 Mar. 45 Target Amstetten, Austria

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

Plane #76, Type B24-G, position #3, Box #3 Bombs 4-1000 lb. GP .1 nose .01 tail inter 50 ft., Take Off 1057, IP 7, Alt. 16,900 Bombs away 1446, Back to base 1753.

REMARKS AND CREW COMMENTS

TIME

1140

1230

1325

1344

1446

ALTITUDE

3,300

10,000

16,600

18,800

16,900

LOCATION

4108-1733

      

4450-1510

4525-1500

        

task

1 Bomb hit water plane # unknown.

Put on oxygen.

1 P-38 seen.

25 P-51s seen

Bombs away axis of att. 330, 1 bomb hung up, large fire at target (oil)

1451

17,000

4605-1510

Kicked 1 bomb out it dropped in open field

1504

1509

1515

16,000

16,000

16,000

4712-1450

4712 1445

4630-1500

Large fire in town of Knettelfield.

No planes seen on air strip.

B17 see trailing formation it fired a flare.

1529

16,200

4614-1515

Route flak (light, inaccurate) B17 could have be en enemy it was dark in color and turned just before we received flak.

1545

1615

15,500

12,800

4530-1510

4400-1526

Fighters leave.

B-24 seen on ground, must have crashed landed.

1753

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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