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8th Air Force 919

30 March 1945

Official description

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Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

UNKNOWN NUMBER OF LEAFLETS DROPPED

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

19 B-24s fly CARPETBAGGER missions to Norway. 1 B-24 is lost and crashes in the Orkney Islands.

Mission Statistics

Service

People

  • Robert Bluford

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    The Rev. Robert Bluford Jr. has been a B-24 bomber pilot in World War II, preacher, historian, preservationist, a Presbyterian pastor and campus ministry director in the Southeast, and the Virginia Press Association’s Virginian of the Year for 2011. He...

  • Olen Grant

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #41-24507 'Yankee Raider'. POW. MACR #772 ...

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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