We found 17 missions

  1. 8th Air Force Field Order 318B

  2. 496

    496

    26 July 1944

  3. 8th Air Force FO 256 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 256 BOMBER ESCORT

    29 February 1944
    A combined force of 79 P-47s from 78FG and IX Fighter Command 365FG are despatched to provide escort from heavy bombers attacking the V-Weapon site at Lottinghen, France. There are no losses, claims or casualties.

  4. 8th Air Force 471

    8th Air Force 471

    13 July 1944

  5. 474

    474

    15 July 1944

  6. 8th Air Force 478

    8th Air Force 478

    17 July 1944

  7. VIII Fighter Command FO-157 FIGHTER SWEEPS

    VIII Fighter Command FO-157 FIGHTER SWEEPS

    15 October 1943
    This mission is composed of two fighter elements. The first element is a formation of 36 P-38s despatched from 55FG to fly fighter sweeps over the Dutch Islands. This is the first mission for 55 FG and the first to use the P-38 "Lightning" from England...

  8. VIII Fighter Command FO-204 BOMBER ESCORT

    VIII Fighter Command FO-204 BOMBER ESCORT

    20 December 1943
    This mission is a combined force of 491 fighter aircraft despatched to escort bombers attacking at Bremen, Germany. NOTE: Fighter claims of 16-3-6 on enemy aircraft were not allocated in source data, so they have been bundled with P-47 statistics. The...

  9. 8th Air Force 224 FIGHTER-BOMBER

    8th Air Force 224 FIGHTER-BOMBER

    15 February 1944
    A combined force of 95 P-47s from 4FG and 356FG are despatched on a fighter-bomber operation to attack German airfields in France, but the operation is recalled. However, 34 aircraft manage to bomb the German airfield at Coxyde, France. There are no...

  10. 8th Air Force Field Order 315A

  11. 609

    609

    06 September 1944

  12. 8th Air Force Field Order 309

  13. 8th Air Force Field Order 356

  14. 8th Air Force 669FE

    8th Air Force 669FE

    07 October 1944

  15. VIII Fighter Command FO 240 BOMBER ESCORT

    VIII Fighter Command FO 240 BOMBER ESCORT

    11 February 1944
    This fighter escort operation is conducted by two separate fighter elements in support of heavy bomber missions attacking at Siracourt, France and Frankfurt, Germany....

  16. 8th Air Force FO 260 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 260 BOMBER ESCORT

    04 March 1944
    A combined force of 770 fighters of types: P-38; P-47 and P-51 are despatched to heavy bombers attacking at Berlin. The weather is terrible and many of the bomber formations either abort of seek Targets of Opportunity in the Ruhr valley. The P-38...

  17. VIII Bomber Command 159

    VIII Bomber Command 159

    20 December 1943
    The port area of Bremen is the target for 546 heavy bombers. The total includes 12 PFF-equipped B-17s from 482BG. All 12 of these are effective on the target and 11 are damaged. The bomber gunners of this element claim 1-1-0 (this total included with...