Richard C. Kellogg mission March 23, 1945

Mission #14 Date 23 Mar.45 Target St Valentin, Austria R.R. Yards

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 #72, Type B24-H, Position #8, Box #2, Bombs 40-100 lb. G.P. bombs, Carpet & Window deployed, 32 Guns, Take Off 0812, IP 1220, Alt. 24,300, Bombs away 1228, Back to base 1545.

REMARKS AND CREW COMMENTS

TIME

0900

1036

ALTITUDE

10,000

19,000

LOCATION

       

4410-1515

task

Put on oxygen

21 P-38s seen red nose yellow & black tail.

1152

1157

1209

1220

1228

24,300

24,300

24,300

24,300

24,300

4812-1513

4825-1537

4837-1510

IP

      


200 cars in M/Y at St Polten.

10 barges seen on Krens

Lots of bomb smoke at Zwettl.


Target-switched positions after IP heading 200, 3 minutes of flak (moderate & accurate) bombs away weather at target CAVU. bombs hit in M/Y good job, #1 box did good job also, smoke pots used over Linz, but not to good of a job, #73 dropped back of formation after target.

1320

1350

1545

17,000

12,000

         

4500-1510

4351-1531

          

Lost sight of #73

3 P-38s leave.

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.

2018 REUNION

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CITY : Dayton, Ohio

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