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8th Air Force Field Order 318B

28 April 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

Not yet known

Mission details

1. SOTTEVAST

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

46 P-47s from 8th Air Force 356th Fighter Group provide escort.

Units

  • 356th Fighter Group

    356th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 356th Fighter Group flew 413 missions between 15 October 1943 and 7 May 1945 and suffered the highest ratio of losses to enemy aircraft claims of any Eighth Air Force Group. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard luck' outfit. The...

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:14 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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