156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Oberhausen
Mission Date: 1/11/1944
Mission Comments: 9 aircraft detailed for night attack on OBERHAUSEN. 10/10th cloud but marking well grouped, and appeared to be a good raid.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB403  Lancaster III  F/Lt EVANS  18:02  20.33  19000  22:30  04:28    DSCF0094 
PB609  Lancaster III  S/L LETFORD  18:03  20.32  18000  22:28  04:25    DSCF0094 
PB517  Lancaster III  F/Lt MASON  18:03  20.33  18000  22:40  04:37  Target attacked at 2033 hrs from 18000 ft. At time of bombing, Red, Green and Yellow marks were down in good concentration. Bombing appeared well concentrated in TI area and a large glow was underneath cloud on leaving target. One Photo Attempted. Bomb Load: 1 x 4 Flares Green. 1 x 4000 HC MINOL. 6 x 1000 MC TD 025. 5 x 500 GP MKIV TD 025  DSCF0094 
PB186  Lancaster III  S/L GRIFFIN  18:16  20.28  19000  22:05  03:49    DSCF0094 
NE119  Lancaster  F/Lt PELLY  18:00  20.29  19000  22:39  04:39    DSCF0095 
ND875  Lancaster  F/Lt WALLACE  18:00  20.29  18000  22:38  04:38    DSCF0095 
PB560  Lancaster  F/Lt JACKSON  18:01  20.30  18000  22:41  04:40    DSCF0095 
ND808  Lancaster  F/Lt JAMES  18:01  20.28  18000  22:32  04:31    DSCF0095 
PB468  Lancaster III  F/Lt CANN  18:02  20.28  18000  22:45  04:43    DSCF0095