On Monday 12 April 1943, a member of the 12 Sqdn, Sergeant J L A Mulligan, took off from an unknown RAF station 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 an unknown time .
He flew with a Avro Lancaster (type III, serial ED714, code PH-).
Campaign report of the USAAF:
(Eighth Air Force): In England, a Board of 5 officers of the Eighth Air Force and 1 of the Royal Air Force complete formulation of a plan for the Combined Bomber Offensive (CBO) from the United Kingdom in accordance with the mission prescribed by the Combined Chiefs of Staff (CCS) in the Casablanca Directive.
Campaign report of the RAF:
11/12 April 1943
Minelaying: 46 aircraft were sent to lay mines off Texel, Brittany and the Biscay ports. 1 Stirling and 1 Wellington lost.
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