Ninth Air Force. Weather cancels daytime bomber and fighters
operations. IX Air Defence Command during 10-11
October 1944, flies patrol over Belgium and West Germany.
Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) medium
bombers are again grounded due to weather. Fighter-bombers,
though also hampered by weather, manage to closely support
ground forces, particularly at Monte delle Formiche where
United States 85th Infantry Division elements are stopped
short of the crest, and attack command North of battle area
in the North Apennines.
Fifteenth Air Force. Nearly 170 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers and B-24 Liberator
heavy bombers attack 4 marshalling yards at Treviso and Mestre
and bridges at Susegana and San Dona di Piave plus rail lines
in surrounding areas. About 90 fighters provide support in
Udine Treviso area. 350 other heavy bombers are forced to
abort because of weather.
Tenth Air Force. 28 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47
Thunderbolt fighters support ground forces near Pinhe, bomb
towns of Tawbon and Man Naung, and hit targets in and near
Momauk. Transport operations to various points in China-Burma-India
(CBI) continue at the rate of 250 sorties.
Fourteenth Air Force. 12 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb and considerably damage
Kunlong ferry. 38 P-40 fighters and P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers
on armed reconnaissance attack bridge and other targets near
Mangshih, hit troop areas around Tanchuk and Wuchou, river
traffic near Dosing, and locomotives and barges along North
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers strike oil refineries and an
airfield in Balikpapan area. The heavy bombers and escorting
P-47 Thunderbolt fighters and P-38 Lightning fighters claim
over 30 Japanese fighters downed. P-38 Lightning fighters
and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Djailolo, Kaoe, and
Hate Tabako airfield and Wasile town area. P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters hit Liang airfield. A-20 Havoc light bombers hit
Sarmi area. A-20 Havoc light bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium
bombers bomb Urarom airfield.
Seventh Air Force. 14 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan bomb airfields at
Iwo Jima and shipping off the East shore. 24 P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters pound buildings and storage caves on Pagan. Later
a B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bombs the radio station North
of Pagan airfield. 12 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from Makin
bomb runways and adjacent antiaircraft positions on Nauru.
Eleventh Air Force. 4 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers abort a strike at Kashiwabara
due to weather.
launched against England, hit near Clacton.
launched against England, hit Navestock, near Brentwood.
launched against England, hit Harwick Harbour.
launched against England, hit Bramerton, near Norwich.
Launched 10 October 1944
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