Robert N. McLean, Jr. Mission on July 19, 1944

July 19, 1944 – Wednesday

“Beer Hall Putsched”

Mission #32,33 – target – air component works at Munich in Germany.  Takeoff 0645 Landing 1515 (0830) Total combat hours (176:25) Load 6000 (6-1000) Remarks:

1)     The entire 15th Air Force bombed targets in and around Munich

2)     Flak encountered enroute and during the return.  Heavy flak at Munich, but inaccurate.

3)     Fighters in area were engaged by our escort

4)     Casualties none

5)     Statistics – total bomb tonnage (117,800 lbs)(58.9 tons)