Raids - Cape Griz Nez (Gun Positions)

bomb04.jpg (71668 bytes) 6258 BIN 26.9.1944 // 8" 9,500" <- 070° 12:08½ CAP GRIB NEZ
MI 13x1,000, 4x500 c 25 secs F/O Grimmett F2 460

Cape Griz Nez (gun positions) F2 (PB471)
26 Sep 1944 at 12:08 hours, 9,500 feet.
Bomb Load 13 x 1,000, 4 x 500.
Perfect weather, bomb from 9,500 feet.
Good prang, Nil defences.

722 aircraft – 388 Lancasters, 289 Halifaxes, 45 Mosquitoes – carried out 2 separate raids.  531 aircraft were dispatched to 4 targets at Cape Griz Nez and 191 aircraft to 3 targets near Calais. Accurate and concentrated bombing was observed at all targets. 2 lancasters lost.

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