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VIII Bomber Command- ABORTED

21 August 1942

Official description

12 airplanes are dispatched to bomb shipyards at Rotterdam, but mission is aborted due to attack by 25 Me-109’s and FW-190’s. Lack of proper coordination with Spitfire escort is major factor in failure of mission.

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Mission details

1. Rotterdam

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Aircraft type

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Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 12
Number of aircraft Effective 0

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2019 13:14:33 Emily Created entry with name, date and official description
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology

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