23 September, 1916 13:05 afternoon mission
Luxeuil, Alsace Sector
3 Wing RNAS
SC Tobias Chester Mulberry
20 confirmed kills
Awaiting 1 claim confirmation

Toby planned to visit his American neighbours in the hangars before the afternoon mission to check on “his” Nieuport, but he thought better of it when he saw Whiskey lounging near the entrances gnawing on a bovine femur. Toby could imagine his own leg between those feline fangs and decided to postpone his visit.
Draper, Page and Colburn were ordered to bomb Colmar factories. Toby and Rick had the task of escorting them and dropping their own bombs if possible. Thick fog covered the target but Toby was able to place his ordnance on target. He watched the rest of the flight perform their bomb runs and turned back for home when it was all over. On the way back they encountered 3 Fokkers. They were well organized and one of them got Toby after the initial merge. There always seemed to be one on his tail. Finally Mulberry was able to get on the tail of one without being targeted himself. Toby was filling him full of holes as he attempted to climb away. One of the rounds caught the Hun in a place where bullets shouldn’t be placed and he took a long dive all the way down. He then followed another Boche attempting to leave the scene and crippled the Eindecker. The Hun crashed into the forest trailing thick grey smoke behind.

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"Take the cylinder out of my kidneys,
The connecting rod out of my brain, my brain,
From out of my arse take the camshaft,
And assemble the engine again."