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8th Air Force 447

29 June 1944

Official description

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Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

A total of 771 aircraft escort mission 447, but not all are VIII Fighter Command some are contributed by IX Fighter Command. IX Fighter Command contributed 38 P-51s. Units not individually designated in source data. Claims include 16-0-8 on the ground.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • Benjamin DeLoach

    Military | First Lieutenant | B17 Bomber Pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Lt. Benjamin Hoyt DeLoach was born October 27, 1919, in Evans County, GA. to Willie F. and Elmine Callaway DeLoach. He flew 29 combat missions; 213 combat hours; in England from 10 June 1944-25 August 1944. After his tour of duty, he returned to the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:13 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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