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55FG despatches and unknown number of P-38s on a practice sweep with a formation of B-24s. No other details are provided in the source data. There are no losses or claims.
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55th Fighter Group performed a practice sweep with B-24s. No information on which B-24 groups participated or how many B-24s were despatched.
The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...
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