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VIII Air Support Command 13A

2 August 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

An unknown number of B-26s (probably 21-24) from 322BG were depatched to bomb the German airfield at Woensdrecht, Holland, but the mission is cancelled (reason not known). It is rather a safe assumption to think that all aircraft returned to base (RTB) OK.

Mission details

1. WOENSDRECHT

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

B-26 Marauder

Notes

ABORTED

Units

  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped None
Number of aircraft Sent 21

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2015 21:49:10 Lee8thbuff Changes to description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 13-May-2014. Corrected typo in Mission Narrative.

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2015 21:48:11 Lee8thbuff Changes to event
Sources

Lee Cunningham 13-May-2015. Added Unit association within existing website data based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" ROger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2015 21:46:21 Lee8thbuff Changes to description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 13-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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