The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers target Nuremberg for a massive bombing
North Africa. In Central Tunisia the Kasserine Pass was cleared
of Field Marshal Erwin
In the Mediterranean. United States Army
Air Force (USAAF) Liberators bombers bombed Naples and Crotone.
British Royal Air Force (RAF). The British Royal Air Force (RAF) starts round-the-clock
operations against the enemy from United Kingdom.
Air Forces (NAAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy
bombers bomb El Aouina airfield. Fighters and A-20 Havoc light bombers hit troops
and military traffic in Thala-Kasserine-Sbeitla areas and along Gafsa-Feriana
road. Other fighters carry out widespread reconnaissance and patrol missions.
British First Army and United States troops of II Corps occupy Kasserine Pass.
Ninth Air Force. During 24
February 1943, B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Naples harbour and Crotone. B-25
Mitchell medium bombers attack motor transport on Arram road.
Force. Fighters from Dinjan dive-bomb bridge 10 miles West of Myitkyina. A single
span is knocked out and another damaged. Heavy bombers again fail to damage Myitnge
bridge. More than 40 Japanese aeroplanes attack Dinjan airfield, 32 intercepting
P-40 fighters claim at least 9 aircraft shot down.
Fifth Air Force.
United States Army Air Force (USAAF) A-20 Havoc light bombers again bomb and strafe
forces at Guadagasal Saddle and vicinity. Heavy bombers continue to attack shipping,
airfields, and town area at Rabaul. Gasmata airfield is also bombed.
Thirteenth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-38 Lightning fighters,
P-40 fighters, and F4U Corsair fighter sweep Kahili area.
Force. 4 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-40 fighters sweep Kiska. 6 B-24
Liberator heavy bombers and 5 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Main Camp and
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Saw Our Shells Bounce off a German Tiger
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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