Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Raids 41 and 42

Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Raids 41 and 42

This page from Lt D.W. Gay's 'War Effort' covers raids 41 and 42

Raid 41 was an attack on troop concentrations and gun positions at Bagnarola in support of the 10th Indian Division (Gurkhas) of the 8th Army. The attack was judged to have been a success.

Raid 42 was an attack on an enemy crossing point over the Po, carried out on 23 April 1945. The attack was judged to have been an 'orange', or a moderate success, although one aircraft was badly damaged.Raid 41 was an attack on troop concentrations and gun positions at Bagnarola

Many thanks to Martin Hampton, the son in law of Lt. Gay, for sending us this material. These pages come from Gay's own private notebook which began with similar infomation to his flight log, but became more detailed, and also included a number of interesting items that had been pasted in.

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (11 January 2020), Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Raids 41 and 42 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_war_effort_082.html

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