8th Air Force 184 LEAFLET DROP14 January 1944
4 B-17s from 303BG/422BS are despatched on a night operation to drop 840,000 leaflets on the French cities of Amiens, Lille, Cambrai and St. Omer. There are no losses or claims.
ST. OMER / AMIENS / CAMBRAI / LILLE
Description: 840,000 LEAFLETS DROPPED
Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
Notes: Nigh leaflet drop by 305th Bomb Group/422nd Bomb Squadron
- Aircraft sent: 4
- Aircraft effective: 4
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Lee Cunningham 8-Jan-2016 Typo correction.
Lee Cunningham 8-Jan-2016. Corrected Mission Title and added Detailed Description per "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.
Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.