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918th Bomb Group (H)

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									                      918th Bomb Group (H)
                       Archbury, England
                   Romilly-sur-Seine, France
                        19 December 1942

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Target:

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Bomb Run: %

Aircraft Status:

Aircraft Damage:

Peckham Damage Points: 133

Aircrew:

Names and Position of Replacement Crew Members:

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Mission Description:

Mission Log:

Flak Shack takes off.
Flak Shack forms up with squadron heading for Europe.

Zone 2, Turn 1 (Out)
Terrain: W
Weather: Good
0 German fighter waves

Zone 3, Turn 1 (Out)
Terrain: F
Weather: Good
0 German fighter waves

Zone 4, Turn 1 (Out)
Terrain: F
Weather: Good
0 German fighter waves

Zone 5, Turn 1 (Out)
Terrain: F
Weather: Good
1 German fighter waves
Bomber being attacked by Ju-88s.

Wave 1 (Attack 1): 1 fighters
Fighter cover: None
0 enemy fighters chased off by cover
Top Turret hit Ju88 at 6 High - FBOA
Ju88 at 6 High registers 3 hits.
Bomb Bay: Equipment - Rubber rafts holed
Bomb Bay: Superficial damage
Starboard Wing: Root - Hit

Target Zone
Evading flak.
Light flak.
Bomber hit by 0 flak bursts.
0 flak hits.
Bomb run was off target: 0%.

Zone 5, Turn 2 (Ret)
Terrain: F
Weather: Good
1 German fighter waves
Bomber being attacked by Ju-88s.

Wave 1 (Attack 1): 2 fighters
Fighter cover: None
0 enemy fighters chased off by cover
Top Turret hit Ju88 at 9 High - FBOA
Ju88 at 3 Level registers 3 hits.
Tail: Tail plane - Starboard elevator inoperable
No effect hit
Starboard Wing: Superficial damage
Ju88 at 9 High missed.
Wave 1 (Attack 2): 1 fighters
Fighter cover: None
0 enemy fighters chased off by cover
Top Turret hit Ju88 at 12 Level - FBOA
Ju88 at 12 Level missed.
Tail Turret missed Ju88 at 12 Level

Zone 4, Turn 1 (Ret)
Terrain: F
Weather: Good
1 German fighter waves

Wave 1 (Attack 1): 4 fighters
Fighter cover: Poor
0 enemy fighters chased off by cover
Top Turret missed Me109 at 12 High
Me109 at 12 High missed.
Me109 at 12 Level missed.
Me109 at 1:30 Level missed.
Me109 at 12 High missed.
Tail Turret missed Me109 at 1:30 Level

Zone 3, Turn 1 (Ret)
Terrain: F
Weather: Good
1 German fighter waves

Wave 1 (Attack 1): 2 fighters
Fighter cover: Poor
0 enemy fighters chased off by cover
Top Turret hit FW190 at Vertical Dive (D) - FCA
FW190 at Vertical Dive registers 1 hits.
Walking hits!
Nose: Equipment - Bomb controls inoperable
Flight Deck: Crew - Higginbottem, Mike: SW / Bassett,
Merle: LW1
Bomb Bay: Superficial damage
Radio Room: Superficial damage
Waist: Heater - Stbd Waist Gunner heat out
Tail: Rudder - Hit
Me109 at 12 High missed.
Tail Turret missed Me109 at 12 High
Wave 1 (Attack 2): 1 fighters
Fighter cover: Poor
0 enemy fighters chased off by cover
FW190 at 1:30 Level missed.
Tail Turret missed FW190 at 1:30 Level
Bomber drops out of formation.
Bomber descends to low altitude (10000 feet).
Zone 2, Turn 1 (Ret)
Terrain: W
Weather: Good
0 German fighter waves

Zone 1, Turn 1 (Ret)
Terrain: Base
Weather: Bad
Landing on land:
Bomber made a safe landing.

Higginbottem, Mike recovers from his wounds.
Bassett, Merle recovers from his wounds.



Respectfully Submitted,

Colonel Harry B. Higginbottem, Air Corps (ren.)
Harry B. Higginbottem
Commanding Officer
918th Bomb Group (H)
Archbury, England

								
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