156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Eindhoven
Mission Date: 3/09/1944
Mission Comments: 9 aircraft detailed for daylight operations on EINDHOVEN Airfield. All proceeded and returned. AIRFIELDS. 675 Aircraft - 348 Lancasters, 315 Halifaxes, 12 Mosquitoes - carried out heavy raids on 6 airfields in Southern Holland. All raids were sucessful and only 1 Halifax was lost from the Venlo raid.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
NE119  Lancaster  S/L COCHRANE  15:58  17.28  13000  19:02  03:04    DSCF0005 
PB375  Lancaster  F/Lt WILSON  16:06  17.29  13500  18:48  02:42    DSCF0005 
ND978  Lancaster III  P/O DOYLE  16:07  17.25  13000  19:03  02:56    DSCF0005 
ND591  Lancaster  S/L ROBERTSON  15:55  17.26  13000  18:51  02:56  Target attacked at 1726.36 hrs from 13,000 ft. Aircraft arrived on time, first red TI seen at 1726.30 which was on Southern apex of runways. One photo attempted. Bomb load 8 x 1000 ANM 65 TD 025, 3 x 1000 ANM 44 TD 025, 4 x 500 ANM 64 TD 025  DSCF0006 
ND808  Lancaster  F/Lt WILSON  15:59  17.32  14000  18:46  02:47    DSCF0006 
ND875  Lancaster  F/Lt ROLLIN  16:00  17.28    18:56  02:56  Supporter  DSCF0006 
ND477  Lancaster  F/Lt KITSON  16:03  17.35  15000  19:01  02:58    DSCF0006 
ND422  Lancaster  F/Lt LEWIS  16:09  17.32  13200  19:06  02:57    DSCF0006 
PB177  Lancaster III  S/L RAW  16:05  17.32  14000  18:59  02:54    DSCF0007