A. Warren Pearson Mission February 28, 1945

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.