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8th Air Force

6 September 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

Not yet known

Mission details

1. TRUCKIN OPERATION

Description

FREIGHT DELIVERY

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

70 B-24s haul 210 tons of freight to airfield in France. Units not identified in source data.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • Harry Freivogel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator. B24. 2nd Air Division, 448th Bomb Group, 714 Bomb Squadron, 29 complete missions | 446th Bomb Group
    After marriage in 1941, Harry enlisted for the draft, and in his own words " being patriotic or probably knowing the regular draft would get me sooner or later and I would be drafted into the regular Army, I decided I would enlist in the Army Air Corps...

  • Bernard Vaughan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 487th Bomb Group
    8th USAAF pilot with the 487th BG (July '44) and 493rd BG (July '44 - Mar '45). Credited with 33 combat missions (13/B-24 & 20/B-17) from July-Dec 1944 including five missions to Merseburg. In addition to the bombing missions, during the month of Sept ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:10 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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