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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

An RCAF Flight Sergeant's Diary

From "My Diary of Ops" - the notebook of Flight Sergeant E. Burnett, 419 Squadron R.C.A.F.
(part of a series)

Mon June 29/42
12th trip

Took off from Base with own crew and air craft at 2346
Bomb load of two ton
target Bremen. Reached objective O.K. made two runs over target and dropped load flak was heavy as usual No trouble on return. Night was fairly good 10/10 clouds over target and full moon.
All returned O.K.
Landed at Base at 0420 hrs
Coming out from Bremen We crossed the Friesien Isle. off the Dutch coast.

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