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VIII Bomber Command 137 LEAFLET DROP

25 November 1943

Official description

Not yet known

Description

7 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched on a night mission to drop leaflets on the cities of: Reims, Paris, Rouen, Amiens, Chartres and Evreux, France. 1,176,000 leaflets are dropped. Ther are no losses or claims.

Mission details

1. REIMS / AMIENS / CHARTRES / EVREUX / PARIS / ROUEN

Description

1,176,000 LEAFLETS DROPPED

Aircraft type

B-17 Flying Fortress

Notes

Night leaflet drop on Reimes, Paris, Rouen, Amiens, Chartres and Evreux, France.

Mission Statistics

Number of aircraft Sent 7
Number of aircraft Effective 7

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2015 18:41:01 Lee8thbuff Changes to name and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 13-Jul-2015. Added Mission Narrative based on "The Mighty Eighth War Diary", Roger A. Freeman.

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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