July 15/16, 1944

    27 Lancaster from 408 and 419 squadrons were joined by 64 Halifaxes from 420, 425, 426, and 432 squadron on an attack of the Nucourt V-1 storage site and the launching site at Bois des Jardines. The crews were over the targets at between 6,000 and 12,000 feet, releasing 1,023,000 lbs of high explosives. According to reports, both targets were accurately bombed.

    P/O T. Barber and crew from 408 Squadron flying Lancaster II LL-725 coded EQ-Z was attacked by a twin engine enemy aircraft, there was no claim or damage.

    F/O N. Streight and crew from 425 Squadron flying Halifax III LW-381 coded KW-B was attacked by a single engine enemy aircraft, which fired 2 rockets, there was no claim or damage.