Berlin is under attack by the Light Night Striking Force again – about 39 Mosquitos are bombing the city around 20:30 hrsMiddlebrook, Martin et al.; The Bomber Command War Diaries; a.a.O, Page 628. They are meeting little resistance, still, they are losing one of their own on the flight home: a Mosquito of No. 608 Sqn. is crashing in the Netherlands for unknown reasons – to far west to be considered a victim of Kurt Welter on his experimental nocturnal missions.
The Bomber Command Report on Night Operations provides the details:
„Berlin: 40/42 Mosquitos bombed the capital through 10/10 ths. st. cu. (tops 18.000 ft.). Markers were fairly well concentrated and the majority of the crews bombed on markers, the remainder on navigational aids. 1 Mosquito was late at the target and went on to attack Leuna, the other aircraft bombed the Brandenburg area.”Bomber Command Report on Night Operations, 6/7th December 1944 (AIR 14/3412)
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|1.||↑||Middlebrook, Martin et al.; The Bomber Command War Diaries; a.a.O, Page 628|
|2.||↑||Bomber Command Report on Night Operations, 6/7th December 1944 (AIR 14/3412)|