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8th Air Force 667FE

6 October 1944

Official description

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Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

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Notes

All fighter groups participate. Claims include 30-0-14 seaplanes destroyed by 20th Fighter Group at five bases from Stettin to Lubeck.

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

2.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

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.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Units

  • 3rd Bomb Division

    3rd Bomb Division

    Division
    The 3rd Bomb Division was Constituted in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • John Salsman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 357th Fighter Group
    1 victory on 20 June 1944 and another one on 6 October 1944. Involved in a taxiing accident at Leiston on 24 July 1944 with P-51 "Mazie R" Serial 42-103601.

Aircraft

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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