VIII Air Support Command 4031 August 1943
76 B-26s from: 322BG (36) and 386BG (36) are despatched to bomb military installations at Hesdin, France. The mission is recalled when the target is foound to be obscured by clouds. There are no losses or claims.
62140 Hesdin, France
Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
Notes: Cloud cover prevents bombing.
- Tonnage Dropped: None
- Aircraft sent: 72
Lee Cunningham 29-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative and corrected date per "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.
Lee Cunningham 29-May-2015. Corrected date, target and events per "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'.