Flight logbook and aerial photographs of partisan supply

Flightbook of F/Sgt. Wireless Operator J.A. Moffat 31 Sqn. and 37 Sgn.
40 Operational flights - 14 supply droppings to partisans, 25 bombing flights, 1 flight for mine laying.
Lots of comments.
All flights in Liberators.

1 Flightbook
15 Areal photographs
1 Portrait photo
1 Press photo

The description below consists of the following:
1 No. operational flight.
2 Date of the flight.
3 Aircraft number.
4 Commentary on the flight.

Total War Operations: 40 - 17 Operations with 31 Sgn.
1 21-okt-1941 L.201 Marshalling yards Maribor. 10-1000 LBS. No Flak D.C.O.
2 4-nov-1944 L.201 Supply Dropping to Partisans Yogoslavia. 12x300LBS containers
3 4-nov-1944 Y.205 Supply Dropping to Partisans Yogoslavia. 12x300LBS containers
4 5-nov-1944 Y.206 Supply Dropping to Partisans Yogoslavia. 12x300LBS containers
5 7-nov-1944 L.201 Bombing marshalling yards Sarajevo. Yugoslavia 11x1000LBS Heavy flak. Holed in nose.
6 10-nov-1944 L.201 Supply Dropping to Partisans Northern Italy Returned to base with u/s Altimeter
7 16-nov-1944 L.201 Supply Dropping to Partisans North West Italy. 12x300LBS containers
8 18-nov-1944 L.201 Bombing marshalling yards Sarajevo. Yugoslavia. Flak inaccurate 10x1000LBS
9 19-nov-1944 G.158 Bombing bridge and German troop concentrations - Podgurica - Yugoslavia 11x1000LBS Light flak inaccurate
10 22-nov-1944 L.201 Bombing marshalling yards szombathely - Hungary 12x500LBS. Night fighters seen, no attacks made
11 24-nov-1944 M.952 Supply Dropping to Partisans North East Yugoslavia. 12x350LBS containers. Fighter flares seen but no attacks made
Total War Operations: 40 - 23 Operations with 37 Sgn.
12 27-dec-1944 C.246 Supply dropping Yugoslav partisans - 12 containers
13 29-dec-1944 C.246 Supply dropping Yugoslav partisans - 12 containers
14 15-jan-1945 J.407 Supply Dropping to Partisans N.E. Italy. 12x300LBS containers, not dropped 10/10 cloud over target
15 18-jan-1945 H.245 Supply Dropping to Partisans N.E. Italy. 12x300LBS. Supplies dropped
16 20-jan-1945 L.280 Bombing Marshalling yards at Udine, N.E. Italy 8x1000LBS 2x500LBS Target bombed
17 26-jan-1945 J.407 Supply Dropping to Partisans Yogoslavia. 12x300LBS containers. Supplies dropped
18 1-dec-1945 J.407 Bombing naval stores and harbour instalations at "Pola". Unable to identify target through 10/10 clouds. Bombes jettisoned in sea
19 3-feb-1945 J.407 Supply dropping to partisans North-West Yogoslavia. 12 containers. Supplies dropped in target area
20 7-feb-1945 J.407 Supply dropping to partisans North-West Yogoslavia. Supplies dropped in target area
21 8-feb-1945 J.407 Bombed west marshalling yards at Verona, Northern Italy. 8x1000LBS and 2x500LBS. Very little activity
22 13-feb-194 J.407 Bombed marshalling yards at Graz, Austria 8x1000LBS Excellent bombing results Slight opposition
OpsDate No. Remarks
23 16-feb-1945 H.245 Bombing dock and harbour installations at Fiume. North East Italy. 8x1000LBS, light flak
24 21-feb-1945 B Bombing ammunition depot and mine stores al "Pola" North Eastern Italy. Excellent bombing results. Explosions seen. Heavy accurate flak. Bomb load 8x1000LBS 2x500LBS
25 23-feb-1945 J.407 Bombing marshalling yards at Verona, Northern Italy Bomb load 10x5000LBS incendiary clusters. Target left burning very little flak
26 25-feb-1945 J.407 Supply dropping to partisans northern yugoslavia. Dropped 12 containers
27 1-mrt-1945 J.407 Bombing shipping and jetty N.E.Pola 12x500LBS. Target obscured by cloud. Bombs Jettisoned in sea.
28 3-mrt-1945 J.407 Mine laying in the canale Di Fasana N.E.Italy. 6 mines dropped. 400 feet A successful operation.
29 5-mrt-1945 J.407 Bombing marshalling yards at Graz (Austria) 12x500LBS. Cloud over target, Bombs not dropped. Slight flak over target,
30 10-mrt-1945 G.240 Bombing marshalling yards and rolling stock at Brucks (Austria) 4x1000LBS 8x500LBS. Little flak
31 21-mrt-1945 H Bombing marshalling yards and rolling stock at Novska Yugoslavia 2x1000LBS 10x500LBS. Flak over target. Good bombing results observed
32 22-mrt-1945 K Bombing marshalling yards and rolling stock at Villach (Austria) 2x1000LBS 10x500LBS. Light flak over target.
33 25-mrt-1945 D Bombing marshalling yards at Villach (Austria) 2x1000LBS 10x500LBS. Light flak excellent bombing.
34 31-mrt-1945 A Bombing marshalling yards at Graz (Austria) 12x500LBS. Little flak
35 3-apr-1945 G Bombing marshalling yards at Novska Yugoslavia. Little flak
36 8-apr-1945 L Bombing marshalling yards at Trento N.E. Italy. Slight opposition
37 10-apr-1945 A Bombing marshalling yards. Early return,
38 11-apr-1945 A Bombing enemy troop concentrations. Excellent bombing
39 15-apr-1945 A Bombing marshalling yards at Villach Austria. 10/10 cloud unable to bomb target
40 16-apr-1945 C Bombing enemy positions at casalecchio in support of army. Excellent bombing


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