Robert N. McLean, Jr. Mission on June 27, 1944

June 27, 1944

“Brod but no butter”

Mission #18 – target – Vecsea Airdrome on the outskirts of Budapest in Hungary.  Takeoff 0640 Landing 1215 (0535)  Total combat hours (8915) load 5000 lbs (20-250) Remarks:

1)     Enroute to target an alternate objective was suggested – the marshalling yards at Brod in Yugoslavia

2)     Light flak, no fighters

3)     Target destroyed

4)     No casualties

5)     Statistics – total bomb tonnage 59000 lbs (29 ½ tons)

6)     Christenson’s crew landed at Anzio beachhead everyone OK.