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VIII Bomber Command MOILING MISSION

29 January 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

93rd Bomb Group despatches 1 B-14 on a "Moling" mission near the German/French border. These missions are harrasssment only. Noe of the miling mission were included as part of the 8th AF mission count.

Mission details

1.

Description

MOLING MISSION

Aircraft type

B-24 Liberator

Notes

A single aircraft is dispatched on a "Moling" Mission. Not included in 8th Air Force mission count.

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2014 20:09:30 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 20-Dec-2014. Fescription per "USAAF Combar Chronology" Jack McKillop.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:16 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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