On Monday 16 November 1942, a member of the 78 Sqdn, Sergeant W L Turner, took off from Linton on Ouse in the United Kingdom. His mission is mentioned elsewhere on Back to Normandy. You can find the other details of this mission by searching here. Training and cargo flights are not seperately mentioned as a mission. The plane left at 17:23.
He flew with a Handley Page Halifax (type II, serial DT522, code EY-B).
Campaign report of the USAAF:
Campaign report of the RAF:
15/16 November 1942
78 aircraft - 40 Halifaxes, 27 Lancasters, 11 Stirlings - continued the raids on Genoa with further accurate bombing. No aircraft lost.
22 Wellingtons of 1 Group minelaying off La Pallice, Lorient and St Nazaire. 1 aircraft lost.
16 November 1942
6 Mosquitos bombed targets in the small German towns of Emmerich, Jülich and Lingen without loss.
16/17 November 1942
Minor Operations: 65 aircraft minelaying to various places from Lorient to the Frisian Islands. 2 Wellingtons and 1 Stirling lost. 5 Halifaxes on leaflet flights to France without loss.
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