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Middle East Air Force

3 September 1942

Official description

B-24’s attack convoy at sea. B-25’s hit troop concentrations, vehicles, and airfield installations in battle area of Alam-el-Halfa and behind enemy lines. P-40’s, mostly operating with RAF, escort bombers and engage fighter in combat, claiming at least 1 shot down.

Description

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Mission details

1. Shipping

Description

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Aircraft type

B-24 Liberator

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Mission Statistics

2. Battle support

Description

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Aircraft type

B-25 Mitchell

Notes

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Units

Mission Statistics

3. Fighter escort

Description

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Aircraft type

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Notes

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Units

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

Mission Statistics

Enemy aircraft claimed as Destroyed by Fighter Command 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 September 2019 15:39:28 Emily Created entry with name, date and official description
Sources

Air Force Combat Chronology

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