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"The bombs go down from one of the Flying Fortresses. Abbeville/Drucat, German occupied A/D. This attack made on 19-Aug-44 was part of allied operation against Dieppe. In the foreground can be seen seven bombs that were released by a preceding aircraft. One the grounds may be seen bombs exploding as specified in the Annotations."

A/ Bombs bursting in the North dispersal area.
C/ Bursts on the northern end of the NE / SW runway.
F/ Bursts on flak position - the battery is of light AA character.
G/ Bursts on light flak positions.
H/ Bursts near a heavy flak position.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...



Date Contributor Update
22 May 2018 17:57:12 Al_Skiff Changes to caption

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2018 17:52:50 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations