The Eighth Air Force Historical Society

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Groups Bases Targets Missions
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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 (16 Jul 1942-1945):

Date Name Description
July 16, 1943VIII ASC 1Abbeville, France railroad marshaling yard Details
July 16, 1943VIII FC FO 72Fighter support for diversionary raid in Dunkirk/Calais/Ostende/St. Omer area Details
July 16, 1943VIII PRMeteorologicial flight to France Details
July 16, 19448AF 476Munich area Details
July 16, 19448AF 477Night leaflet operation France; July 16/17, 1944 Details
July 16, 1944CB July 16/17, 1944Carpetbagger mission Details
July 16, 1944VIII FCEscort for 8AF 476 Details
July 16, 1944VIII PR Photo and weather recon; scouting Details
July 16, 1944VIII PR Photo recon Details