George LaRoe mission January 31, 1945

January 31, 1945 Moosbierbaum, Austria

Climbed thru thick ceiling.  Entire air force there 10/10 undercast- PFF bombing.  Very little flak seen – no enemy fighters.  P-51s escorted.  Andrus had trouble on returning – crew bailed out.  A flight officer flew as our bombardier.  Dropped eight 500 lb. bombs late.  Trouble with fuel system on return trip.

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