Middle East Air Force

8 July 1942

Official Description

B-24’s bomb harbor and shipping at Bengasi during 8/9 Jul, while B-17’s hit harbor at Tobruk.

Mission Details

Tobruk

Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress

Benghazi

Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Halverson Detachment
  • Service Numbers: 12026078 / 0-789038 / 0-388723
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator - Bombardier

Revisions

Date26 Sep 2019 12:57:23
ContributorEmily
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology