Middle East Air Force

30 June 1942

Official Description

B-24’s bomb Tobruk harbor during 29/30 Jun; first US combat casualties in ME are recorded as 1 B24 is lost.

Gen Brereton moves his det from Egypt to Palestine, as Rommel advances toward the Suez Canal.

Description

B-24 Liberators conduct a night time attach on Tobruk harbor. They suffer the first casualties in the Middle East Theatre when one aircraft is lost.

Mission Details

Tobruk Harbour

Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator

Mission Statistics

  • Aircraft missing in action: 1

Revisions

Date24 Sep 2019 15:53:13
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