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Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description

HQ 323d Bombardment Group (Medium) and its 453d, 454th , 455th and 456th Bombardment Squadrons (Medium) transfer with B-26s from Horham, England to Earls Colne, England.

The 349th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy) arrives at Thorpe Abbots, England from the US with B-17s. The squadron will fly its first mission on 25 Jun.

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

Aircraft: Defiant I (#DR945).
Organization: 326BS / CCRC11 of Bovindon, Hertfordshire.
Pilot: Foster, James B.
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Bovindon, Hertfordshire England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: P-47D (#42-7875).
Organization: 334FS / 4FG of Debden, Essex.
Pilot: King, Garrett C.
Notes: killed in a crash due to weather.
Location: Swaffham/ 2mi E England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: Spit Vb (#AB907).
Organization: 107OS / 67OG of Membury Berkshire.
Pilot: Mathews, Varner E.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Wantage/ 3mi NE England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Aircraft: Spit Vb (#EN945).
Organization: 107OS / 67OG of Membury Berkshire.
Pilot: Stone, Charles F.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Wantage/ 3mi NE England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

Mission "8th AF Photo Reconnaissance"
Photo ReconnaissanceFrance
June 14, 1943

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
110.00-0-00-0-00-0-00-0-0
Mission Targets

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FRANCE - - Reconnaissancephoto1 A/C
Aircraft Groups

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1ST BOMB DIVISION
2ND BOMB DIVISION
3RD BOMB DIVISION
OTHER (IX AF, HQ, etc)
13th Photographic Squadron
Aircraft Losses

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