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5 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched on a night operation to drop 250 bundles (1,250,000?) leaflets on Tours and Lorient, France and Brussels, Charleroi and Antwerp, Belgium. There are no losses, casualties or claims.
1. CHARLEROI / ANTWERP / BRUSSELS / LORIENT / TOURS
250 BUNDLES DROPPED
B-17 Flying Fortress
Night leaflet drop on cities in France and Belgium by 305th Bomb Group/422nd Bomb Squadron.
The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...
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Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group