George LaRoe mission February 1, 1945

February 1, 1945 Moosbierbaum, Austria

376th bomb group’s 400th sortie.  Col. Graff led the wing.  Late getting started.  Pea soup over northern Yugo.  Turned back about 50 miles from Vienna.  Went to 1st alternate but undercast.  Life raft reported near spur of Italy.  We searched for ¾ hr. but found nothing.  Landed and refueled at Foggia main.  Wolf flew bombardier.