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VIII Air Support Command 15

8 August 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

The German airfield at Poix/Nord, France is the target for 36 B-26s despatchedd from 323BG. The mission is recalled due to weather. No losses or claims.

Mission details

1. POIX/ NORD

Description

AIRFIELD

Aircraft type

B-26 Marauder

Notes

Mission aborted due to weather.

Units

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped None
Number of aircraft Sent 36

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 16:52:01 Lee8thbuff Changes to description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 15-May-2015. Added Mission Narrative based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:15 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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