VIII Bomber Command 158 LEAFLET DROP19 December 1943
5 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched on a night operation to drop leaflets on the cities of Paris, Amiens and Chartres, France. 1,000,000 leaflet are dropped. There are no losses or claims.
AMIENS / CHARTRES / PARIS
Description: 1,000,000 LEAFLETS DROPPED
Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
Notes: Night leaflet drop.
- Aircraft sent: 5
- Aircraft effective: 5
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