Eighth Air Force. Nearly 600 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) heavy bombers attack airfields, marshalling yard and
chemical plant at or near Hanau, Wiesbaden, and Cologne; and
4 targets. 14 fighters groups give escort to heavy bombers
and 2 fighter-bomber groups bomb and strafe transportation
command targets in North Central Germany.
Ninth Air Force. 150 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
bombers dispatched against ordnance arsenal and camp area
are recalled due to weather. 7 others drop leaflets. XXIX
Tactical Air Command attacks railroads while XIX Tactical
Air Command escorts bombers and supports 80th and 5th Infantry
Divisions in United States Third Army assault in Metz area.
Twelfth Air Force. Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron,
XII Tactical Air Command Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron,
64th Fighter Wing, 324th Fighter Group, 415th Night Fighter
Squadron, 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, and several
signal, fighters control, and service units are relieved from
duty with Twelfth Air Force and assigned to European Theatre
of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA) and First Tactical
Air Command Air Force (Provisional). medium bombers continue
interdiction campaign against railways in Northeast Italy,
principally the Brenner Pass, Brenta River and Po River bridges,
rail ferry at Ostiglia, and several dumps. Fighter-bombers
hit rail targets and guns at several points in Po Valley.
Fifteenth Air Force. Continued bad weather limits operations
to reconnaissance missions and reconnaissance escorts by P-38
Tenth Air Force. 60 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47
Thunderbolt fighters again attack a variety of targets including
Japanese concentrations at Bhamo, Indaw, Hkapra, and Nawngtao,
town of Naba Station bridges at Meza and in Kawlin area, and
targets along the Irrawaddy and along the railroad corridor
in North Burma and support ground forces South of Bhamo. Transports
fly more than 250 sorties to forward areas.
Fourteenth Air Force. 11 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers pound storage buildings and town
area of Wanling. 130 P-40 fighters, P-38 Lightning fighters,
and P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers on armed reconnaissance over
South China attack river, road and rail traffic, storage,
airfield and villages at or near Tingka, Chefang, Kweilin,
Yoyang, Nanyo, Changsha, Paoching, Kweihsien, Yungfu, Wuchou,
Siangtan, Tanchuk, Mosun, Kweiping, Yuncheng, Chenghsien,
Hankow, and Chikhom.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
fighter-bombers again hit Ormoc Bay shipping while B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers join Navy aircraft in shipping strikes throughout
same area. At least 3 destroyers are claimed sunk. B-24 Liberator
heavy bombers in the area bomb town of Ormoc. B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers and A-20 Havoc light bombers over Ceram bomb
Haroekoe airfield, Piroe, and targets on South coast.
Seventh Air Force. 27 Saipan based United States Army Air
Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers pound Iwo Jima.
6 from Angaur Island bomb Koror.
launched against England, hit Shoeburyness.
launched against England, hit Hornsey.
launched against England, hit Belvedere.
launched against England, hit Middlesex Street.
launched against England, hit Fulbourn, near Cambridge.
Launched 10 November 1944
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