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VIII Fighter Command PATROL

2 January 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

4th Fighter Group despatches 20 Spitfires on patrols along the English coast.

Mission details

1. English Coast

Description

Despatched on Fighter Patrols

Aircraft type

Spitfire

Notes

Not yet known

Units

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 20
Number of aircraft Missing In Action 0
Number of people Killed In Action 0
Number of people Wounded in Action 0
Number of people Missing In Action 0
Number of people Evaded 0

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2014 09:36:07 Emily Changes to event
Sources

Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Diary, p. 32.

Date Contributor Update
08 December 2014 21:38:06 Lee8thbuff Created entry with name, date and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 8-Dec-2014, " The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman; "USAAF COmbat Chronology" Jack McKillop.

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