Mission Date: 16/11/1944
Mission Comments: After a "Stand Down" since the 6th the Squadron returned to battle with a contribution of 11 aircraft for a daylight attack on DUREN. Including fighters nearly 3,000 British and US aircraft took part in this gigantic bombardment, the purpose of which was to assist the Allied Armies in a new drive on the Third Reich.
The marking was reported as very good. W/C D.B.Falconer DFC AFC carried out duties as Long Stop over the target from 1528 to 1545 hours and did not drop TC Yellow smoke because the bombing was so good.
Visibility at base on their return was very bad, and 4 aircraft landed here. The remainder were diverted alsewhere.