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6 September 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

TRANSPORTATION TARGETS

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

P-38 Fighter Group is 479th Fighter Group. P-47 Fighter Groups is 56th Fighter Group, 78th Fighter Group, 356th Fighter Group, 358th Fighter Group. MAJ Quince Brown, "The Oklahoma Ace" was shot down on his 136 sortie and captured by a Germany civilian who later shot him in the back of the head. The German was tried as a war criminal after the war. MAJ Brown was credited with 13 kills.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

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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