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Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description

6 of 6 Bostons borrowed from the RAF hit Abbeville/Drucat Airfield, France; 2 aircraft are damaged; no casualties. The 15th Bombardment Squadron (Light) stands down after this mission to prepare their own Bostons which are ex-RAF machines.
Source: THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History,

Mission Reports

Non-Combat Accident Reports

Mission "8th AF Bomber Command Mission "
Airfield in France
July 12, 1942

Primary source for mission statistics: Mighty Eighth War Diary by Roger A. Freeman
 
Aircraft
Sent
Aircraft
Effective
Bomb TonnageEnemy
Aircraft
X-P-D
Enemy
Aircraft
(on gnd)
X-P-D
USAAF
Aircraft
X-E-D
USAAF
Personnel
KIA-WIA-MIA
Notes
660.00-0-00-0-00-0-20-0-0aircraft borrowed from RAF as 15BS aircraft were readied
Mission Targets

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ABBEVILLE, FRANCE - Drucat - Airfield6 A/Cphotos (1) documents (0)
Aircraft Groups

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1ST BOMB DIVISION
2ND BOMB DIVISION
3RD BOMB DIVISION
OTHER (IX AF, HQ, etc)
15th Bombardment Squadron (Light)
Aircraft Losses

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1ST BOMB DIVISION
2ND BOMB DIVISION
3RD BOMB DIVISION
OTHER (IX AF, HQ, etc)