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This mission is a combined force of 72 B-26s from 386BG (36) and 387BG (36) despatched to bomb the German airfield at Lille/Nord, France. 387BG does not bomb and only 18 from 386BG are effective on the target. There are no losses or claims but 10 aircraft from 387BG are damaged.
Hampered by clouds and weather. 386th Bomb Group unable to hit target because of clouds.
The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...
The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....
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