Francis Marchese mission February 15, 1943

Feb. 15, 1943

Left 139 at 12:25 for Naples Reached Naples at 18:25

bombed from 23,500'

9 pursuits attacked

6 were shot down

I was hit in the neck by a 20MM cannon shell.

Stayed conscious all the way back

Landed at 23:45

T.F.T. 11:15

 

250hrs.

Liberandos Patch