Blechhammer,Germany O-R 08/07/1944
Blechhammer, Germany missions were long, hard and exhausting for the flight crews. It usually meant 8 1/2 hours of flight in close formation with constant danger of plane collisions, enemy flak and fighters plus chances of running out of fuel.
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