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"The Nazi airfield at Chateaudun in occupied France was pounded by Flying Fortresses of the U.S. 8th AF on March 28. Two large concentrations in the north and northwest sections of the field hit hangars, dispersal areas, and barracks."



  • 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. ...

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.


  • 8th Air Force 283

    28 March 1944
    A force of 450 heavy bombers from all three Air Divisions is despatched to bomb the German E-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland and German airfields in France. Mission Summary follows: ...



Date Contributor Update
20 June 2018 17:56:02 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and mission associations