Combat report by Flying Officer V S Breckenridge. Relates first attack by fighter killed wireless operator and wounded rear and mid-upper gunners as well as damaging the aircraft. Second fighter attack caused more damage and the pilot and navigator were wounded. Third and fourth attacks caused further damage. Despite being wounded and having no oxygen , mid-upper gunner manned rear turret (gunner unconscious) for remainder of trip. In addition despite severe wounds the navigator continued with duties and made accurate landfall. Landed at RAF Docking. Immediate awards of CGM to navigator and DFCs to pilot and mid-upper gunner.
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