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21 B-26s from 322BG are despatched to bomb the power station at Rouen, France, but the none of the aircraft are able to attack the target because of cloud cover. On aircraft is so damaged by anti-aircraft fire that it has to be ditched in the sea NW of Rouen-5POW 1EVD. The bomber gunners claim 1-8-5 of enemy aircraft.
Mission aborted due to bad weather and stiff fighter opposition.
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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