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RAF Western Desert Air Force

21 June 1942

Official description

9 B-24’s bomb Bengasi harbor after RAF Wellingtons light the target with flares and incendiaries

Description

HALPRO B-24 conduct a night time raid on Benghazi harbor, with the support of RAF Wellingtons.

Mission details

1. Benghazi Harbour

Description

9 B-24 Liberators attack the harbor at Benghazi.

Aircraft type

B-24 Liberator

Notes

Not yet known

Units

  • Halverson Detachment

    Halverson Detachment

    Detachment
    HALPRO or the Halverson Detachement was a group of 23 B-24 Liberators originally destined to join the 10th Air Force in the China, Burma, India Theatre of operations. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2019 15:35:46 Emily Created entry with name, date, official description and description
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology

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