104 Halifaxes from 408, 415, 420, 425, 426, and 432 squadrons were joined by 9 Lancasters from 408 squadron, on an attack of a V-1 launching and storage site at Foret de Nieppe in the Pas de Calais area. The crews were over the targets at between 11,000 and 17,000 feet, releasing 1,092,000 lbs of high explosives. According to reports, the weather was good and all sites were accurately bombed.
W/O2 J. Ryan from 425 Squadron returned early, one engine was u/s after
take off. They proceeded on to the target and the second engine threw the
propellor. They landed safely at Manston on 2 engines.