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Middle East Air Force

8 July 1942

Official description

B-24’s bomb harbor and shipping at Bengasi during 8/9 Jul, while B-17’s hit harbor at Tobruk.

Description

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Mission details

1. Tobruk

Description

Not yet known

Aircraft type

B-17 Flying Fortress

Notes

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Units

  • 9th Bomb Squadron

    9th Bomb Squadron

    Detachment
    A detachment of personnel from the 9th Bomb Squadron, which was a part of the 10th Air Force in the China Burma India Theatre, under the command of Lewis Brereton were sent to the Middle Eastern Theatre of Operations in the summer of 1942 to support...

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2. Benghazi

Description

Not yet known

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
26 September 2019 12:57:23 Emily Created entry with name, date and official description
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology

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