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393 - Fighter Bomber Mission

5 June 1944

Official description

7 P-51 Fighter Bombers attack truck convoy near Lille, destroying 2 trucks.

Description

Not yet known

Mission details

1. LILLE

Description

TRUCK CONVOY

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

7 of 8 P-51s attack a truck convoy near Lille, France

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 3.00

2. LILLE/VENDEVILLE

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

The 8th P-51 bombs this airfield.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 1.00

Service

People

  • William Brooks

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    St. Dizier, France 24 Mar 1944; Brunswick, Germany 8 April 1944; Hamm, Germany 22 April 1944; Leipheim, Germany 24 April 1944; Paderborn, Germany 26 April 1944; Siracourt, France 27 April 1944; Mimoyecque, France 28 April 1944; Liege, France 1 May 1944...

  • Morgan Cox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2019 14:53:11 general ira snapsorter Changes to name and official description
Sources

USAAF Combat Chronology.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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