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Bombers of the 8th Air Force bomb the German port of Wilhelmshaven on 27 January 1943. Aerial photograph

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  • VIII Bomber Command 31

    27 January 1943
    First successful attack by 8th Air Force into Germany. The 306th Bomb Group gets the distinction of being the first American Bomb Group to drop bombs on Germany. O Original target was Vegesack but clouded over. Col. Frank Armstrong lead the group. Two...

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24 February 2017 11:59:53 Emily Created entry with collection, caption and mission associations
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