This is a page from Buck McNair’s logbook.
Now, this is a link to a post on another blog about that day.
AIR RAIDS DAWN 18 MARCH TO DAWN 19 MARCH 1942
Weather Wind south west; no cloud.
0727-0845 hrs One JU 88 escorted by sixteen ME 109s drops bombs in the sea west of Anchor Bay, on land near Torri L’Abjad and near Miziep Pumping Station. Four ME 109s peel off and machine-gun Marfa Beach, firing on the Gozo ferry boat disembarking at Marfa Jetty and injuring three passengers. ME 109s go on to carry out low-flying patrols around the coast.
0855-1216 hrs Six ME 109s circle the Island, three patrol off the south east coast and three ME 109s patrol off Delimara. Four ME 109s patrol to the south of the Island and two in the north. Malta’s fighters engage.
Now you know why this blog was created!
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