FIRST ATTACK UNIT

A FLIGHT 767TH

 

A 1. ALKIRE (COL H) 64

 

C FLIGHT 766-767

B 2. WALTERS (MCQUILLAN) 63

B FLIGHT 766TH

G 1. DESPAIN 50

C 3. NELSON 70

A 1. EDWARDS 58

H 2. DUNN 54

D 4. TROHMAN 71

B 2. AHLBERG 42

I 3. WINTER 56

E 5. HUGGARD 75

C 3. HUTCHINSON 51

H 4. HENRY 72

F 6. BOSTON 67

D 4. BARNES 40

I 5. CRUME 69

G 7. KANE 66

E 5. ROBERTSON 48

J 6. BOWYER 65

 

F 6. CARTER 11

SECOND ATTACK UNIT

A FLIGHT 764TH

C FLIGHT 765-764

A 1. BEAN (TALLANT) 12

B FLIGHT 765TH

G 1. MOSS 27

B 2. BAKER 2

A 1. KOSTKA 29

H 2. GARRISON 28

C 3. STEPHENS 14

B 2. CHILDREY 36

I 3. LIGHTBODY 34

D 4. SAYRE 13

C 3. PHILLIPS 22

G 4. SMITH 15

E 5. RUSSELL 19

D 4. SAGE 39

H 5. WASTMAN 10

F 6. BRITTON 6

E 5. WARNER 21

I 6. BURTON 18

 

F 6. FULKS 37

CALLS FOR SQUADRONS: 764-YOUNGGIRL 765-WALLCLOCK 766-WASHMOP 767-YACHTCLUB

START ENGINES:

FIRST ATTACK UNIT A FLIGHT 0606 B FLIGHT 0608 C FLIGHT 0610

SECOND ATTACK UNIT A FLIGHT 0612 B FLIGHT 0614 C FLIGHT 0616

FIRST SHIP TAXI 0616 FIRST SHIP OFF 0621

ASSEMBLED OVER MELFI ALTITUDE 7000 TIME 0731

RENDEZVOUS WITH 451ST OVER WING AREA ALTITUDE 7000 FT. TIME 0736 LEAVE AREA 0746

FIGHTER RENDEZVOUS TIME 0944 OVER TP#1 TYPE *P-38S

LAVELLA TO WING AREA H 310 DIST 14 TIME 0736 ALT 7000 FT.

WING AREA TO CASALNUOVO H 331 DIST 25 TIME 0757 ALT 7000 FT.

CASALNUOVO TO KP VIS ISLAND H 31 DIST 99 TIME 0835 ALT BASE 10,000 FT.

KP VIS ISLAND TO OBREZ H 04 DIST 201 TIME 0949

OBREZ TO WARTBURG H 338 DIST 73 TIME 1013

WARTBURG TO BOHEIMKIRCHEN H 18 DIST 42 TIME 1027

BOHEIMKIRCHEN TO (IP) TULLN H 61 DIST 14 TIME 1032 ALT 23,500 FT.

(IP) TULLN TO TARGET(VIENNA KORNEUBURG OIL H 90 DIST 11 TIME 1036 ALT 23000

RALLY LEFT THEN RIGHT FROM TARGET TO GATTENDORF H DIST TIME 1050

GATTENDORF TO OBREZ H 200 DIST 102 TIME 1118

OBREZ TO VIS ISLAND H 184 DIST 201 TIME 1218

VIS ISLAND TO BASE H 192 DIST 115 TIME 1257

LANDING: FIRST ATTACK UNIT 2700 SECOND ATTACK UNIT 4000

RADIO: BOMBER COMMAND 4085 kc

A CHANNEL VHF BIG FENCE AND FIGHTER BOMBER C CHANNEL 15TH AF FIELDS

B CHANNEL VHF WING FREQUENCY D CHANNEL DITCHING EMERGENCY OVER WATER

CALL SIGNS: 461 RETAIN 22 451 RETAIN 21 484 RETAIN 23 RECALL DEBTOR

FIGHTER CALL SIGNS: BOULDER #1

AIRSPEEDS: 160 CLIMB 160 CRUISE BOMBING SPEED 160

INTERVALOMETER SETTING 30 FT 60 FT. 20 FT.

GAS 2700 OXYGEN FULL AMM FULL BOMBS: 9-500GP .1 NOSE (5).025 (4) .01 TAIL

TOWER FLARES GREE START ENGINES YELLOW STAND BY SHIP RED STAND BY SQ OPNS

ALTERNATE FIELDS: FOGGIA MAIN DEPUTY GROU LEADER COL. HAWES IN 64

ORDER OF FLIGHT: 451 461 484

ALTERNATE TARGETS: (1) PETFURDO OIL REFINERY 21,000 FT.

(2) SISAK CAPRAB OIL REFINERY 18,000 FT.