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This is the 11B element of VIII Air Support Command mission #11. This element is a formation of 36 B-26s despatched by 322BG to bomb the German airfield of Ft. Rouge at St. Omer, France. Could cover over the target prevents bombing but 1 aircraft manages to hit the target. There are no losses or claims, although 7 aircraft sustain damage from anti-aircraft fire.
1. ST OMER/FT ROUGE
Only one B-26 is able to bomb the target because of clouds.
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...
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