VIII Air Support Command 14

4 August 1943

Description

The shipyards at Le Trait, France (on the Seine River) is the target for 36 B-26s from 322BG for this mission. 33 are effective on the target. There are no losses or claims.

Mission Details

LE TRAIT

Description: SHIP YARDS

Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder

Notes: B-26s attack SHIP YARDS at Le Triat, France.

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

Mission Statistics

  • Tonnage Dropped: 40.00
  • Aircraft sent: 36
  • Aircraft effective: 33

Revisions

Date14 May 2015 18:30:03
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 14-May-2015. Corrected typo on target in Event Details.

Date14 May 2015 18:28:24
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 14-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative base on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

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'.