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Date: June 12th 1943

[newspaper clipping titled:]

Five 4,000-pounders a Minute on Bochum

[handwritten heading and note, date not given, but based on logbook entries the flight referenced would appear to be that of  June 12, 1943, over Bochum, Germany]

HALIFAX “F”     12:6:43     NO.2.
BOCHUM     D.T.O. 5:15

B.D.T.D. 11680 LBS.

Wizard prang. Took us 20 mn. to get through the search light belt, outside target. Flak to close to be comfortable on the way out of target. We were [hite?] three times.


[Editor’s note: “Prang,” was R.A.F./R.C.A.F. slang for either a direct hit, or a crash of your own aircraft, with “Wizard Prang” denoting an especially accurate or remarkable hit on a target.]

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