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2 August 1944

Official description

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Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

BOMB TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 27.9 T

2.

Description

V-1 MISSILE SITES

Aircraft type

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Notes

2nd Bomb Division was made up of 44th Bomb Group, 93rd Bomb Group, 389th Bomb Group, 392nd Bomb Group, 445th Bomb Group, 446th Bomb Group, 448th Bomb Group, 453rd Bomb Group, 458th Bomb Group, 466th Bomb Group, 467th Bomb Group, 489th Bomb Group. 3rd Bomb Division was made up of 94th Bomb Group, 95th Bomb Group, 100th Bomb Group, 34th Bomb Group, 385th Bomb Group, 388th Bomb Group, 390th Bomb Group, 447th Bomb Group, 452nd Bomb Group, 486th Bomb Group, 487th Bomb Group, 490th Bomb Group, 493rd Bomb Group

Units

  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    Division
    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 188.4 T

3. ACHIET (Opportunistic)

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 42.5 T

4. AULNOYE (Opportunistic)

Description

RAIL BRIDGE

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 65.5 T

5. BEAUTOR (Primary)

Description

RAIL BRIDGE

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 62.5 T

6. CROCAL DE ST QUENTIN (Opportunistic)

Description

RAIL BRIDGE

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 33 T

7. JUSSY (Primary)

Description

RAIL BRIDGE

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 93 T

8. PAS-DE-CALAIS (Primary)

Description

V-1 MISSILE SITES

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 457.9 T

9. PERONNE (Primary)

Description

BRIDGE

Aircraft type

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Notes

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Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 47 T

10. THENNES (Opportunistic)

Description

BRIDGE

Aircraft type

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Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped 88 T

Service

People

  • Curtis Adamy

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Donald Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    "DC", as he was called, attended the following service schools: ...

  • Dale Avers

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Charles Cappellino

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Clayton Christiansen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    Clayton Robert Christiansen went by the name Bob or his initials C.R. most of his life. He had 2 older ...

  • Stephen Fecho

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Johnson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Marion Makarewicz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Frank Marcera

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • George Marks

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 42-97194 Good Pickin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Presque Is 11/3/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-O] Horham 11/3/44; with G.M. Jackman force landed B-53 Merville, Belg., 10/5/45; with Lt Henderson force landed A-70 Laon, France 20/5/45; 114m Returned to the USA...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:07 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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