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8th Air Force Field Order 356

2 June 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

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Mission details

1. FOR 8th Air Force 385

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

All of the operational 8th Air Force Fighter Groups took part. They were the 4th Fighter Group, 20th Fighter Group, 55th Fighter Group, 56th Fighter Group, 78th Fighter Group, 339th Fighter Group, 352nd Fighter Group, 353rd Fighter Group, 355th Fighter Group, 356th Fighter Group, 357th Fighter Group, 359th Fighter Group, 361st Fighter Group, 364th Fighter Group, 479th Fighter Group. 162 P-38s, 83 P-47s and 152 P-51s. No claims or losses.

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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