B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 388th Bomb Group fly over Nazi smoke screens. Printed caption on reverse: '73228 AC- The Nazis have released smoke screens in an effort to hide their railroad yards as Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortresses" fly over the target at Bremen, Germany, prior to the release of the bombs. 8 October 1943.'
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4 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched on a night operation to drop leaflets on Paris, France. 240,352 leaflets are dropped. There are no losses or claims.
1. PARIS (Primary)
240,352 LEAFLETS DROPPED
B-17 Flying Fortress
Leaflet drop on Paris BY 305th Bomb Group/ 422nd Bomb Squadron
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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