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8th Air Force 527FE

7 August 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

Not yet known

Mission details

1. ANDENNE

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

P-47 Fighter Groups took part. Specific units not correlated in source data.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

2. DOULLNS

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Specific units not correlated in source data.

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.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

3. MONTBARTIER

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

All fighter groups participate. Specific units not correlated in source data. Claims include 0-0-1 on the ground

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

4. MONTDIDIER

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Specific units not correlated in source data.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

5. NANTEUIL

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Specific units not correlated in source data.

Units

  • 1st Bomb Division

    1st Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 1st Bomb Wing came under the command of the 1st Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 1st Air Division.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • Donald Muckerman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Assigned to 422BS, 305BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

Aircraft

  • 43-37816 GI Miss America

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/44; Kearney 4/6/44; Grenier 16/6/44; Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ-H] Chelveston 28/6/44; battle damaged Montbartier, Fr fuel dumps 7/8/44 with S.R. Graves, crew unknown; (9 Returned to Duty); crash landed Bourigny (horse racetrack),...

  • 44-13715 Little Lady

    P-51 Mustang
    44-13715 P-51D 55 KI-K "Little Lady".

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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