156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Osterfeld
Mission Date: 31/12/1944
Mission Comments: 8 aircraft detailed for an attack on the Marshalling Yards at OSTERFELD. The marking generally appears to have been fairly good. Two large yellowish explosions were reported, and crews saw several files burning in the target area which were visible 60 miles away.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB701  Lancaster III  F/Lt PELLY  15:27  18.45  17800  20:33  05:06    DSCF0159 
PA966  Lancaster  F/Lt DERAMORE-DENVER  15:33  18.47  18000  20:42  05:09    DSCF0159 
PB507  Lancaster  F/Lt WALLACE  15:29  18.47  18400  21:06  05:37    DSCF0160 
ND929  Lancaster  F/O KEELER  15:29  18.43  18000  20:41  05:12    DSCF0160 
ND591  Lancaster  F/O EDGE  15:35  18.46  18000  20:37  05:02    DSCF0160 
PB468  Lancaster III  F/O WALLACE  15:36  18.43  18000  20:36  05:00    DSCF0160 
NE119  Lancaster  F/Lt LEWIS  15:39  18.47  18000  20:30  04:51    DSCF0160 
PB593  Lancaster  F/Lt MASON  15:40  18.46  18000  20:43  05:03    DSCF0161