Middle East Air Force28 June 1942
Gen Brereton arrives at Cairo where USAFIME issues orders placing him in cmd of USAMEAF, which is activated immediately. USAMEAF is comprised of Halverson Det (HALPRO), Brereton’ det (9th Bomb Sq and other personnel which Brereton brought from India), and Air Section of US Military North African Mission. Also activated is ASC, USAMEAF, under Gen Adler.
B-24’s of HALPRO bomb harbor and shipping at Tobruk.
After being brought under the command of USAMEAF (Middle East Air Forces) HALPRO B-24s attack shipping at Tobruk.
Description: HALPRO B-24s bomb harbor and shipping at Tobruk.
Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
See how this entry relates to other items in the archive by exploring the connections below.