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"The entire landing area and runways are pitted with bomb craters at the Chateaudun airdrome in France. The most recent attack on this German airdrome 14 June 44 by U.S. 8th AAF heavies was designed to make the field proper serviceable. Two two-bay hangars have been severely damaged by direct hits and many dispersal areas disrupted."



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.


  • 412

    14 June 1944
    Mission #10. Bombed an airfield south of Brussels. Bob Martin flew in place of Hussong.



Date Contributor Update
20 June 2018 17:42:37 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and mission associations

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2018 17:40:43 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations