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401st Bomb Group, Mission No. 37, 16 Mar 1944, Augsburg, Germany

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Missions

  • 8th Air Force 262

    16 March 1944
    The two primary targets for this mission are: the industrial areas of Augsburg, Germany and Friedrichshafen, Germany. A combined force of 720 heavy bombers are despatched from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Air Divisions. The bomber gunners of the combined despatch...

Locations

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 November 2021 18:40:26 acbernstein1 Changes to unit associations
Sources

http://401bg.org/Main/History/Missions/Details.aspx?Number=37

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2021 22:04:56 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

http://401bg.org/Archive/Document/Mission/Report/037.pdf

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