VIII Air Support Command 33B24 August 1943
An unknown number of B-26s are despatched to fly a diversion for the B-17s attacking the German airfield of Bordeaux/Merignac, France. No information in source data concerning exactly what Bomb Groups participated of the number sent.
Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
Notes: Diversion flown in support of VIII Bomber Command mission 86. Number despatched not available in source data.
- Aircraft sent: 21
Lee Cunningham 25-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.
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'.