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Middle East Air Force

17 August 1942

Official description

B-25’s of 81st Bomb Sq hit stores, depot and tank repair shops at Matruh. This marks debut of the MBs of the 12th Bomb Gp in ME.

Description

The 12th Bomb Group enters service in the Middle East when B-25 Mitchells of the 81st Bomb Squadron attack Matruh.

Mission details

1. Matruh

Description

Not yet known

Aircraft type

B-25 Mitchell

Notes

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Date Contributor Update
26 September 2019 15:24:02 Emily Created event
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2019 15:19:13 Emily Created entry with name, date, official description and description
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology

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