February 28, 1945 21st Sortie
Isacro Albes, North Italy - Railroad bridge
Bombed at 24,000 feet Temp. - 31 degrees F.
5 - 500 lb. bombs P-5l escort
Lead ship that day. Approached target from west. Gave up lead due to frozen bomb sight. Lead pilot had us flying 90 degrees off of target. Dodged flak all along Brenner Pass. Had supercharger and prop trouble but it cleared up later on. Had possible hits on target. Target had 36 heavy guns. Mission lasted about 7-1/2 hours.