We found 2118 missions

  1. 8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    25 March 1944
    2 F-5s and 3 Spitfires from 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group are despatched on photo recce sorties over Fracne , Holland and Germany. There are no losses, casulaties or claims.

  2. 8th Air Force 279 LEAFLET DROP

    8th Air Force 279 LEAFLET DROP

    25 March 1944
    6 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched on a night operation to drop 300 bundles (1,500,000?) leaflets on the cities of Brussels, Antwerp and Charleroi, Belgium and Amsterdam, Holland. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  3. 8th Air Force 281 LEAFLET DROP

    8th Air Force 281 LEAFLET DROP

    26 March 1944
    6 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatcehd on a night opertion to drop 300 bundles (1,500,000?) leaflets on the French cities of Caen, Rennes, Amiens, Paris, and Rouen. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  4. 8th Air Force FO 281 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 281 BOMBER ESCORT

    26 March 1944
    A combined force of 266 P-47s are despached from: 8th Air Force: 56FG; 78FG; 352FG; 353FG; 359FG; and 361FG (50 of the aircraft are supplied by IX Fighter Command 362FG) to escort bombers attacking V-Weapon sites in the Pas-de-Calaise area and...

  5. 8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    26 March 1944
    18 F-5s and 4 Spitfires from 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group are despatched on photo recce sorties over France, Belgium and Germany. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  6. 8th Air Force 280

    8th Air Force 280

    26 March 1944
    9 V-Weapon sites in the Pas-de-Calaise, France area and 7 V-Weapon sites in the Cherbourg, France area are the targets of this mission. A combined force of 573 heavy bombers from all three Air Divisions are despatched. Mission Summary follows:...

  7. 8th Air Force 282 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force 282 BOMBER ESCORT

    27 March 1944
    A combined force of 960 fighters of types: P-38; P-47 ad P-51 are despatched to provide escort to heavy bombers attacking 11 German airfields and air depots in France. 243 of the 960 are frunished by IX Fighter Command. The P-51 element also attacks...

  8. 8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    27 March 1944
    12 F-5 and 1 Spitfire from 7th Photogarphic Reconnaissance Group are depatched on photo recce sorties to France to document damage done to German airfields in today's attacks by heavy bombers. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  9. 8th Air Force 282

    8th Air Force 282

    27 March 1944
    This mission might be likened to a "shotgun blast" as a combined force 714 heavy bombers are despatched form all three Air Divisions to attack 11 different German airfields and air depots in France. Mission summary follows:...

  10. 8th Air Force FO 283 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 283 BOMBER ESCORT

    28 March 1944
    A combined force of 453 fighters of types: P-38; P-47 and P-51, all from 8th Air Force units, are despatched to provide escort to heavy bombers attacking at Ijmuiden, Holland and at German airfield in France. A combined force of 46 P-38 from 20FG are...

  11. 8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    28 March 1944
    10 F-5s and 5 Spitfires from 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group are despatched on photo recce sorties over France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. The are no losses, casualties or claims.

  12. 8th Air Force 283

    8th Air Force 283

    28 March 1944
    A force of 450 heavy bombers from all three Air Divisions is despatched to bomb the German E-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland and German airfields in France. Mission Summary follows:...

  13. 8th Air Force FO 284 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 284 BOMBER ESCORT

    29 March 1944
    This fighter operation is composed of two elements: The first element is a combined force of 428 fighters of types: P-38; P-47 and P-51 are despatched to provide escrot to heavy bombers attacking at Brunswick, Germany. First element despatch summary...

  14. 8th Air Force 284

    8th Air Force 284

    29 March 1944
    This mission is composed of two separate elements. The first element is a combined force of 238 B-17s of 1st Air Division: 91BG; 92BG; 303BG; 305BG; 306BG; 351BG; 379BG; 381BG; 384BG; 401BG and 457BG are despatched to bomb the industrial areas of...

  15. 8th Air Force 285 FIGHTER/BOMBER

    8th Air Force 285 FIGHTER/BOMBER

    30 March 1944
    This operation is also designated as FO 67FW 14 for the combined force of 74 P-47s from: 359FG and 361FG despatched to bomb and strafe the German airfields at Soesterburg and Einhoven, Holland. There are no losses or claims in this element....

  16. 8th Air Force 286 LEAFLET DROP

    8th Air Force 286 LEAFLET DROP

    30 March 1944
    6 B-17s from 305BG/422BS are despatched on a night operation to drop 300 bundles (1,500,000?0 leaflets on the Frensch cities of Rouen, Rennes, Reims, Paris, and Amiens. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  17. 8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    30 March 1944
    2 Spifires from 7th Photographic Reconnaisance Group are despatched on photo recce sortied over France. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  18. 8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    8th Air Force ASC PHOTO RECCE

    31 March 1944
    7 F-5s and 4 Spitfires from 7th Photographic REconnaissnace Group are despatched on photo recce sorties over Belgium, France and Holland. There are no losses, causlaties or claims.

  19. 8th Air Force FO 287 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 287 BOMBER ESCORT

    01 April 1944
    A combined force of 476 fighters of types" P-47 and P-51 are despatched to provide escort to heavy bombers attacking at Luwdigshaven, Germany. Severe weather over the Continent and in England prevents 4 fighter groups from taking off. Despatch summary...

  20. 8th Air Force 287

    8th Air Force 287

    01 April 1944
    The industrial areas of Ludwigshafen was the traget for this mission, but the mission was frustrated by heavy cloud cover and navigational errors that resulted in the mission going haywire. 3rd Air Division and 2nd Air Division despatch heavy bombers....

  21. 8th Air Force 289 & FO 288 FIGHTER STRAFING

    8th Air Force 289 & FO 288 FIGHTER STRAFING

    05 April 1944
    A combined force of 456 fighters of types: P-38, P-47 and P-51 are despacthed to carry out strafing attacks on airfields in Germany. All units are 8th Air Force units. 11 airfields are attacked with excellent results. Despatch summary follows:...

  22. 8th Air Force CARPETBAGGER

    8th Air Force CARPETBAGGER

    05 April 1944
    17 B-24s from 801BG/406BS are despatched on a CARPETBAGGER Operation to drop weapns and supplies to French partisans. 1 aircraft Failed to Return (FTR) shot down by AA fire, vrew were not wearing parachutes. The Tail Gunner baled out wihtout a...

  23. 8th Air Force 288

    8th Air Force 288

    05 April 1944
    A combined force of 50 B-24s from: 93BG; 458BG and 466BG are despatched to bomb V-Weapon sites in the St.Pol/Siracourt area of France. Could cover frsutrated bombing attems and only 21 aircraft are effective. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  24. 8th Air Force FO 287 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 287 BOMBER ESCORT

    05 April 1944
    50 P-47s from 361FG are despatched to escort bombers attacking V-Weapon sites in the St.Pol/Siracourt area of France. There are no losses, casualties or claims.

  25. 8th Air Force 290

    8th Air Force 290

    06 April 1944
    The V-Weapon site of Watten, France is the target for this mission. Formations from 2nd Air Division: 44BG; 93BG; 392BG; 446BG and 448BG are despatched but weather was so bad that only one box was able to bomb. 12 aircraft are effective on the site....

  26. 8th Air Force FO 289 BOMBER ESCORT

    8th Air Force FO 289 BOMBER ESCORT

    06 April 1944
    A small force of 27 P-47s from 352FG are despatched to provide escort to heavy bombers attacking The V-Weapon site at Watten, France. Weather frustrates the bombing attempts. There are no losses, casualties of claims in this element.

  27. 8th Air Force 292

    8th Air Force 292

    08 April 1944

  28. 8th Air Force Field Order 291

  29. 8th Air Force 291

    8th Air Force 291

    08 April 1944

  30. 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    09 April 1944

  31. 8th Air Force 294

    8th Air Force 294

    09 April 1944

  32. 8th Air Force Field Order 292

  33. 8th Air Force 293

    8th Air Force 293

    09 April 1944

  34. 8th Air Force 296 and 8th Air Force Field Order 294

  35. 8th Air Force 297

    8th Air Force 297

    10 April 1944

  36. 8th Air Force Field Order 293

  37. 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    10 April 1944

  38. 8th Air Force 295

    8th Air Force 295

    10 April 1944

  39. 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    11 April 1944

  40. 8th Air Force 299

    8th Air Force 299

    11 April 1944

  41. 8th Air Force Field Order 295

  42. 8th Air Force 298

    8th Air Force 298

    11 April 1944

  43. 8th Air Force Field Order 296

  44. 8th Air Force number?

    8th Air Force number?

    12 April 1944

  45. 8th Air Force 300

    8th Air Force 300

    12 April 1944

  46. 302

    302

    13 April 1944

  47. 8th Air Force Field Order 298

  48. 301

    301

    13 April 1944

  49. 303 and 8th Air Force Field Order 299

  50. 304

    304

    17 April 1944