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Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description

The 4th Fighter Group flies 32 uneventful sorties during the day, 14 in P-47s. Aircraft-to-aircraft communication proves impossible because of VHF radio malfunctions in the Thunderbolts.
Source: THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History,