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491st MISSION LIST - JUNE 1944 TO APRIL 1945

MISS
DIS
EFF

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Number of Missions
Aircraft Dispatched
Aircraft Effective and/or bombing

MISS

 DIS

EFF

 TONS

 LOST

June '44
July '44
August '44
September '44
October '44
November '44
December '44
January '45
February '45
March '45
April '45

29
15
19
14
15
16
13
13
14
26
13

895
522
609
412
450
354
357
310
391
618
362

707
437
545
359
402
329
305
252
373
578
293

2008
1150
1603
898
1122
970
867
651
884
1375
627

5
6
4
8
1
16
2
1
3
4
0

 TOTALS

187

5,280

4,580

12,155

50

 

June, 1944 Missions
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MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

1 02-Jun Bretigny A/F 36 36 107 1
2 04-Jun Plage St Gabriel 28 25 75 0
3 05-Jun Boulogne 41 38 114 1
4 06-Jun Coutances 53 0 0 0
5 06-Jun Coutances 23 10 30 0
6 07-Jun Laigle Bridge 26 25 66 0
7 08-Jun Vicomte-sur-Rance Bridge 30 4 12 0
8 10-Jun Conches A/F 21 15 38 0
9 11-Jun Creil A/F 28 21 51 1
10 11-Jun Porcarss Bridge 11 3 12 0
11 12-Jun St. Andre de 1'Eure A/F 27 27 83 0
12 12-Jun Ploermel Bridge 14 14 52 0
13 14-Jun Eindhoven A/F 52 50 134 0
14 15-Jun St Cyr A/F 40 29 87 0
15 16-Jun Beauvoir - No Ball 42 41 118 0
16 17-Jun Angers A/F 41 39 89 0
17 18-Jun Watten - No Ball 13 13 52 0
18 19-Jun Watten - No Ball 18 15 37 0
19 19-Jun Conche D'Eques - No Ball 12 12 25 0
20 20-Jun Crepy; Guinegate - NB 34 33 79 1
21 20-Jun St Martin Fleury - NB 50 47 149 0
22 21-Jun Siracourt; Oisemont - NB 27 24 78 0
23 22-Jun Beauvoir - No Ball 27 25 75 0
24 22-Jun Guyancourt A/F 14 12 36 0
25 24-Jun BUC A/F 36 11 29 0
26 24-Jun Abbeville; Vaupallier 29 27 75 0
27 25-Jun Villacoublay A/F 41 35 91 1
28 28-Jun Saarbrucken M/Y 39 37 111 0
29 29-Jun Oschersleben A/C Shops 42 39 103 0
  JUNE TOTALS  895 707 2008 5

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July, 1944 Missions
MISS DATE ORD. PRIMARY TARGET DIS EFF TONS LOST

 30

 04-Jul

Evreux; Conches A/F

 39

 37

 90

 0

31 06-Jul Kiel Sub Area 38 34 97 0
32 07-Jul Oschersleben 39 37 101 0
33 08-Jul Nanteuil Bridge 14 0 0 0
34 11-Jul Munich 38 36 75 0
35 12-Jul Munich 46 43 104 1
36 13-Jul Saarbrucken M/Y 27 23 92 1
37 19-Jul Sindelfingen 34 30 75 0
38 20-Jul Erfurt - A/C Plant 32 29 71 0
39 21-Jul Kempten M/Y 36 33 82 4
40 23-Jul Juzenncourt A/F 23 18 36 0
41 24-Jul St Lo - Tactical 37 0 0 0
42 25-Jul St Lo - Tactical 36 36 92 0
43 29-Jul Bremen Refinery 38 38 111 0
44 31-Jul Ludwigshaven Chem Works 45 43 124 0
  JULY TOTALS  522 437 1150 6

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August, 1944 Missions
MISS DATE

ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS EFF TONS LOST

 45

 01-Aug

 Rouen Oil Storage

 37

 35

 105

 0

46 02-Aug St Sylvestre - No Ball 34 33 96 0
47 03-Aug Villers L'Hopital - NB 39 38 108 1
48 04-Aug Wismar A/F 36 36 98 0
49 05-Aug Brunswick Work Shops 37 35 95 0
50 06-Aug Schmolln Oil Storage 41 37 106 0
51 07-Aug Doullens RR Bridge 38 37 148 0
52 08-Aug Romilly-sur-Seine A/F 39 39 98 0
53 10-Aug Clamency, Coulanges-RR Br 37 34 135 0
54 11-Aug Saarbrucken Rail Yards 36 34 102 1
55 12-Aug Laon; Athis A/F 24 23 59 0
56 13-Aug Le Havre - Tactical 26 26 67 1
57 14-Aug Lyon; Bron A/F 23 22 57 0
58 18-Aug Nancy; Essey A/F 26 23 60 0
59 24-Aug Hannover A/F 25 22 64 1
60 25-Aug Schwerin A/F 39 37 107 0
61 26-Aug Salzbergen Refinery 25 25 74 0
62 27-Aug Oranienburg A/C Factory 35 0 0 0
63 30-Aug Haut Mainil - No Ball 12 9 24 0
  AUGUST TOTALS  609 545 1603 4

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September, 1944 Missions

MISS

DATE

ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

64

05-Sep

Karlsruhe M/Y 26 25 69 0
65

08-Sep

Karlsruhe M/Y 38 35 99 0
66

09-Sep

Mainz M/Y 38 13 31 0
67

10-Sep

Ulm M/Y 24 22

61

0
68

11-Sep

Hannover M/Y 35 34 98 1
69

12-Sep

Misburg Refinery 28 27 74 2
70

13-Sep

Schwabisch Hall A/F 24 21 60 2
71

18-Sep

Eindhoven-Troop Support 41 41

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1
72

22-Sep

Kassel Ord. Works 19 19 49 0
73

25-Sep

Koblenz M/Y 30 28 79 0
74

26-Sep

Hamm M/Y 29 26 97 1
75

27-Sep

Kassel Ord. Works 30 27 74 1
76

28-Sep

Kassel Ord. Works 30 24 65 0
77

30-Sep

Hamm M/Y 20 17 42 0
   SEPTEMBER TOTALS 412 359 898 8

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October, 1944 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

78 02-Oct Hamm M/Y 40 39 104 1
79 03-Oct Gaggenau Tank Works 30 30 88 0
80 05-Oct Lippstadt A/F 29 29 82 0
81 06-Oct Hamburg A/C Factory 24 24 65 0
82 07-Oct Kassel Ord. Works 30 30 92 0
83 09-Oct Koblenz M/Y 31 30 82 0
84 12-Oct Osnabruck M/Y 20 19 42 0
85 14-Oct Cologne M/Y 36 26 75 0
86 15-Oct Cologne M/Y 31 30 80 0
87 17-Oct Cologne M/Y 26 26 69 0
88 19-Oct Mainz Ord. Works 31 30 82 0
89 22-Oct Hamm M/Y 30 30 80 0
90 25-Oct Neumunster A/F 30 30 80 0
91 26-Oct Minden Canal Locks 30 29 101 0
92 30-Oct Hamburg Refinery 32 0 0 0
  OCTOBER TOTALS  450 402 1122 1

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November, 1944 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

93 01-Nov Gelsenkirchen Refinery 9 9 20 0
94 02-Nov Bielefeld RR Bridge 30 30 84 0
95 04-Nov Gelsenkirchen Refinery 18 16 44 0
96 04-Nov Misburg Refinery 10 10 30 0
97 05-Nov Karlsruhe M/Y 30 27 100 0
98 06-Nov Minden Aqueduct 21 20 72 0
99 08-Nov Rheine M/Y 9 8 20 0
100 09-Nov Metz - Troop Support 31 28 106 0
101 10-Nov Hanau A/F 19 17 27 0
102 16-Nov Eschweiler - Troop Sup. 38 36 103 0
103 21-Nov Harburg Refinery 30 29 81 0
104 25-Nov Bingen M/Y 21 16 44 0
105 26-Nov Misburg Refinery 31 28 78 16
106 27-Nov Offenburg M/Y 18 17 46 0
107 29-Nov Altenbeken Viaduct 19 19 70 0
108 30-Nov Neunkirchen M/Y 20 19 45 0
  NOVEMBER TOTALS  354 329 970 16

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December, 1944 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

109 04-Dec Bebra M/Y 20 17 49 0
110 05-Dec Munster M/Y 10 9 22 0
111 06-Dec Bielfeld M/Y 30 30 92 0
112 10-Dec Bingen M/Y 20 0 0 0
113 11-Dec Hanau A/F 40 23 61 2
114 12-Dec Hanau A/F 32 28 77 0
115 23-Dec Ahrweiler R/J 19 17 39 0
116 24-Dec Wittlich Bridge 51 50 140 0
117 27-Dec Hamburg M/Y 18 16 37 0
118 28-Dec Kaiserslautern M/Y 29 29 80 0
119 30-Dec Remagen Bridge 30 30 105 0
120 30-Dec Altenahr RR Bridge 32 30 96 0
121 31-Dec Neuwied RR Bridge 26 26 69 0
  DECEMBER TOTALS  357 305 867 2

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January, 1945 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

122 01-Jan Engers RR Bridge 32 5 14 0
123 02-Jan Engers RR Bridge 31 29 78 0
124 03-Jan Landau M/Y 22 21 57 0
125 07-Jan Kaiserslautern M/Y 29 25 69 0
126 08-Jan Dasburg Commun. Center 21 20 46 0
127 10-Jan Dasburg Bridge 31 15 36 0
128 13-Jan Kaiserslautern M/Y 19 19 52 0
129 14-Jan Hemmingstedt Refinery 33 33 89 0
130 16-Jan Dresden M/Y 31 29 67 0
131 17-Jan Harburg Refinery 11 9 21 1
132 21-Jan Heilbronn M/Y 9 9 18 0
133 28-Jan Dortmund Coking Plant 10 7 19 0
134 29-Jan Munster M/Y 31 31 85 0
  JANUARY TOTALS  310 252 651 1

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February, 1945 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

135 03-Feb Magdeburg M/Y 40 36 81 0
136 06-Feb Magdeburg M/Y 42 38 88 0
137 09-Feb Magdeburg M/Y 31 27 41 1
138 14-Feb Magdeburg M/Y 31 30 83 0
139 15-Feb Magdeburg Refinery 32 32 74 0
140 16-Feb Salzbergen Factory 19 19 51 0
141 19-Feb Siegen RR 9 9 23 0
142 22-Feb Eschwege M/Y 32 31 73 1
143 23-Feb Paderborn M/Y 30 29 67 0
144 24-Feb Misburg Refinery 11 11 31 0
145 25-Feb Aschaffenburg M/Y 31 31 72 0
146 26-Feb Berlin M/Y 30 28 64 1
147 27-Feb Halle M/Y 26 25 60 0
148 28-Feb Siegen M/Y 27 27 76 0
  FEBRUARY TOTALS  391 373 884 3

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March, 1945 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

149 01-Mar Ingolstadt M/Y 25 21 51 0
150 02-Mar Magdeburg M/Y 20 17 38 0
151 03-Mar Magdeburg M/Y 28 28 62 0
152 04-Mar Aschaffenburg M/Y 18 15 35 0
153 05-Mar Harburg Refinery 9 7 17 0
154 07-Mar Bielfeld RR Viaduct 18 17 57 0
155 08-Mar Betzdorf M/Y 27 26 72 0
156 09-Mar Osnabruck M/Y 6 6

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0
157 10-Mar Bielfeld RR Viaduct 30 28 79 0
158 11-Mar Kiel Sub Yards 32 32 68 0
159 12-Mar Friedburg M/Y 28 26 65 0
160 14-Mar Guterslon M/Y 30 28 72 0
161 15-Mar Zossen 31 29 71 0
162 17-Mar Munster M/Y 35 34 71 0
163 18-Mar Berlin Rheinmetall Wks 22 19 37 0
164 19-Mar Neuburg Jet Plant 28 28 64 0
165 20-Mar Hemmingstedt Refinery 12 11 29 0
166 21-Mar Aehmar A/F 35 33 91 0
167 21-Mar Essen/Mulheim A/F 10 9 33 0
168 22-Mar Schwabisch Hall A/F 21 21 46 0
169 23-Mar Rheine M/Y 33 30 83 0
170 24-Mar British Dropping Zone 27 27

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3
171 24-Mar Starmede Landing Ground 9 9 32 0
172 25-Mar Hitzacker Oil Storage 21 18 43 0
173 30-Mar Wilhelmshaven Docks 31 28 74 1
174 31-Mar Hassel Ammunition Dump 32 31 85 0
  MARCH TOTALS  618 578 1375 4

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April 1945 Missions

MISS

DATE
ORD. PRIMARY TARGET

DIS

EFF

TONS

LOST

175 04-Apr Kaltenkirchen A/F 29 0 0 0
176 05-Apr Plauen M/Y 11 9 22 0
177 06-Apr Stassfurt-Leopoldshall 20 20 42 0
178 08-Apr Bayreuth Ord Depot 21 20 48 0
179 09-Apr Leipheim A/F 32 31 70 0
180 10-Apr Parchim A/F 31 0 0 0
181 11-Apr Neumarkt M/Y 31 31 83 0
182 14-Apr Royan Area #11 37 37 26 0
183 15-Apr Royan Area #7 31 29 66 0
184 16-Apr Landshut M/Y 31 29 65 0
185 17-Apr Beroun RR Facilities 31 31 70 0
186 18-Apr Passau RR & M/Y 28 28 64 0
187 25-Apr Bad Reichenhall RR Fac. 29 28 71 0
  APRIL TOTALS  362 293 627 0

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