Target: Bios de Cassan
Mission Date: 3/08/1944
Mission Comments: 10 aircraft detailed for daylight operations on BOIS DE CASSAN DUMP. All proceeded and returned.
FLYING-BOMB STORAGE SITES. 1,114 Aircraft - 601 Lancasters, 492 Halifaxes, 21 Mosquitoes - carried out major raids on the Bois de Cassan, Foret de Nieppe and Trossy-St-Maxim flying bomb stores. The weather was clear and all raids sucessful. 6 Lancasters lost, 5 from the Trossy-St-Maxim raid and 1 from the Bois de Cassan raid.