VIII Air Support Command 11E

31 July 1943

Description

This is VIII ASC mission 11E. 24 B-26s from 387BG are despatched to fly a diversion for the other B-26s attacking airfields in VIII ASC mission 11. No losses or claims.

Mission Details

POIX/ NORD

Description: AIRFIELD

Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 8.40
  • People killed in action: 4
  • Prisoners of war: 3
  • Aircraft sent: 21
  • Aircraft effective: 19
  • Aircraft missing in action: 1
  • Aircraft damaged: 5

Chipping Ongar, Ongar, Essex CM5, UK

Description: DIVERSION

Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Mission Statistics

  • Aircraft sent: 24
  • Aircraft effective: 24

Revisions

Date11 May 2015 21:10:16
ContributorLee8thbuff
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Lee Cunningham 11-May-2015. Added Mission desigantion to description.

Date11 May 2015 21:03:11
ContributorLee8thbuff
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Lee Cunningham 11-May-2015 Corrected mission title to 11E, added mission event details and statistics all per "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.

Date11 May 2015 20:59:42
ContributorLee8thbuff
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Lee Cunningham 11-May-2015

Date11 May 2015 20:57:14
ContributorLee8thbuff
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Lee Cunningham 11-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative, corrected mission description added statistics per "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman

Date11 May 2015 20:35:22
ContributorLee8thbuff
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Lee Cunningham 11-May-2015. Flagged as DUPLICATE caused by space between mission number and alpha designation.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:15
ContributorAAM
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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'.