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VIII Bomber Command Mission 147: 4 B-17s drop 800,000 leaflets on Rouen, Lille and Paris, France at 0222-0333 hours.

VIII Bomber Command Mission 148: 4 B-17s drop 800,000 leaflets on Le Mans, Orleans, Tours and Laval, France at 2037-2125 hours.

The 367th Fighter Squadron, 358th Fighter Group, transfers from Goxhill to Leiston, England with P-47Ds.

Source: THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History,