July 2, 1944
“Pests over Budapest”
Mission #19, 20 – target Vecses Airdrome on the outskirts of Budapest in Hungary. Takeoff 0645 Landing 1305 (0640) Total combat hours (95:55) Load Fragmentation clusters, __20 pounders – 6 in a cluster. Remarks:
1) 50 of the Luftwaffe (mostly Me-410s) were caught flat footed and almost certainly wiped out
2) The entire air force was in and around Budapest
3) Light and fairly accurate flak – no fighters
4) No Casualties
5) Statistics – Total bomb tonnage 63,800 lbs (31.9 tons)
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At the 2017 reunion, the board approved the donation of our archives to the Briscoe Center for American History, located on the University of Texas - Austin campus.
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