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VIII Fighter Command SWEEP

21 October 1942

Official description

Not yet known

Description

14FG despatches 14 P-38 aircraft on a fighter sweep of the French coast.

Mission details

1. FRENCH COAST

Description

FIGHTER SWEEP

Aircraft type

P-38 Lightning

Notes

This is the last operation of 14th FG with the 8th AF in the ETO before being transferred to the 12th AF in North Africa.

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 14

Service

People

  • Jean Elissalde

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Assigned Jan 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2014 19:49:06 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 27-Oct-2014. Description based on Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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