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A force of 35 B-26s from 323BG is despatched to bomb the German airfield of Poix/Nord, France. This mission is recalled because of a mix-up with the fighter escort. Recalled over the English Channel. There are no losses or claims.
1. POIX/ NORD
323rd Bomb Group was recalled over the English Channel.
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,...