21:55 to 21:58 Wave 3

Wave 3 bomb from Z+5 to Z+8

21:53 2/NJG 6 claims a Lancaster

21:53 Oblt. Martin Becker of 2/NJG 6 claims a Lancaster recorded as near Paderborn at 5000m [Meyrich]
This is Becker’s second claim of the night and his 14th claim overall.
The actual location is probably Meyerich near Welver.

21:52 to 21:55 Wave 2

Wave 2 bomb from 21:52 to 21:55

21:52 4/NJG 3 claims a Lancaster

21:52 Hptm. Gerhard Raht of 4/NJG 3 claims a Lancaster North of Frankfurt-am-Main.
This is Raht’s third claim in 20 minutes and his 25th claim overall.

21:50 to 21:53 Wave 1

Wave 1 bomb from 21:50 to 21:53

21:49 RAF Mosquitoes attack Berlin

21:49 to 21:58 11 RAF Mosquitoes of 8 Group Light Night Striking Force attack Berlin from 25,000feet

21:45 to 21:50 Pathfinder Marking

Pathfinders mark the target from Z-5 to Z (21:45 to 21:50)

21:44 Squadron Leader Dennis is the first to bomb the target.

At 21:44 Squadron Leader Dennis flying Lancaster MG-R of 7 Sqn.  Path Finder Force (8 Group) is the first to bomb.

21:43 8/NJG 3 claims a 4-motor aircraft

21:43 Hptm. Paul Zorner of 8/NJG 3 claims a 4-motor aircraft near Giessen at 5900m.
This is his 37th claim.

21:42 2/NJG 6 claims a Halifax

21:42 Oblt. Martin Becker of 2/NJG 6 claims a Halifax between Hamm and Paderborn at 5200m.
It is 10km South East of Hamm and is Becker’s 13th claim.