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5 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched to join a night mission with the Royal Air Force (RAF) on the city of Mannheim, Germany. One aricraft aborted and 4 were effective on the target. There were no losses or claims but one aircraft was damaged.
1. MANNHEIM (Primary)
B-17 Flying Fortress
5 B-17 of 305th Bomb Group/422nd Bomb Squadron join RAF in night raid.
The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...
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