Middle East Air Force30 June 1942
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.
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.
Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
- Aircraft missing in action: 1