A. Warren Pearson Mission February 24, 1945

February 24, 1945    20th Sortie

Altitude 25,000 Feet Temp -35 degrees F.

8 - 500 lb. bombs Verona, Italy - Marshalling yards North Italy. Bombed visually, Intervalometer malfunction, Drooped bombs on bomb run, and then had to argue with bombardier that they were gone. Peeled off before flak came. Picked up a hell of a lot coming across enemy lines. Felt one bust off left wing. Made hole past tail gunner's head and one between #2 engine and fuselage. Used evasive action--very heavy guns