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Training and Operational histories of the Bomber, Fighter, Recon and Transport groups and squadrons

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Airfields used by the Eighth Air Force for training and operations in the US and UK

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Missions, maps, dates and photographs of targets of the Eighth Air Force

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View Eighth Air Force missions for a specific year, month and day


Today's Missions (26 Jul 1942-1945):

Date Name Description
July 26, 1942Fighter OpSweep over France Details
July 26, 1943VIII ASC 4St. Omer/Longuenesse Airfield Details
July 26, 1943VIII BC 77Hannover, Germany rubber factories Details
July 26, 1943VIII FC FO 80Sweeps of Rotterdam area Details
July 26, 1943VIII FC FO 81Sweep of Lille/Dunkirk/Cayeux area Details
July 26, 1943VIII PRPhoto recon French coast Details
July 26, 19448AF 496Fighter-Bomber mission to France Details
July 26, 19448AF 497Night leaflet operation; July 26/27, 1944 Details
July 26, 1944CB July 26/27, 1944Carpetbagger mission Details
July 26, 1944VIII PR Photo recon; weather Details