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Sunday, July 25, 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)

Sat July 25/42
17th trip

Took off from base at 2345 hrs in own air craft and crew new navigator as our own was sick in hospital
Target Duisburg again this target has copped it five times now it has important submarine building base vis 10/10 clouds over target flak heavy observed one good huge fire burning dropped our load by T.R. and got out. landed at 0400 hrs every one happy.
No E/A/C encountered

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