8th Air Force

9 August 1944

Mission Details

Description: COMMUNICATIONS TARGETS

Notes: P-47 Fighter Groups took part. Fighter-bomber mission. Units not identified in source data

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 24.4 T

Description: FIGHTER ESCORT

Notes: Unit not identified in source data

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: NA

Description: PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Notes: DH98

A B-26 Marauder of the 654th Bomb Squadron, 25th Bomb Group, parked on a runway. Handwritten on reverse: '654 BS.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Reconnaissance

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: NA

Description: PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: NA

Description: WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

Notes: DH98

A B-26 Marauder of the 654th Bomb Squadron, 25th Bomb Group, parked on a runway. Handwritten on reverse: '654 BS.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Reconnaissance

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: NA

ATLANTIC OCEAN

Description: WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE MISSION

A B-26 Marauder of the 654th Bomb Squadron, 25th Bomb Group, parked on a runway. Handwritten on reverse: '654 BS.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Reconnaissance

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: NA

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

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'.