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7PRG/13PRS despatches 2 F-5s on photographic reconnaissance sorties to photograph the port facilities at St. Nazaire, France to permit damage assessment from the bomber mission of the day before. Both F-5s are shot down.
PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION
2 F-5s are sent to photograph damage form 28-Jun-43 raid. Both are lost and pilots Missing in Action (MIA).
|Number of aircraft Sent||2|
|Number of aircraft Missing In Action||2|
|Number of people Killed In Action||1|
|Number of people Prisoners of War||1|
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Lee Cunningham 7-Jan-2015. Description based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary" Roger A. Freeman.
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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'.