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14th April 1944

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Events On This Day

Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers attack Viterbo airfield and Leghorn marshalling yard, B-26 Marauder medium bombers strike at Poggibonsi, Certaldo, Cecina, and Magra, attacking mostly rail facilities and hit Arezzo bridge and viaduct and Bucine viaducts. Fighter-bombers also concentrate on rail lines and bridges and hit many supply dumps, gun positions and factories, generally located Northeast of Rome.

Tenth Air Force. 20 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) A-31 Vengeance dive bomber's hit troop positions near Buthidaung. 36 A-31 Vengeance dive bomber's pound Paungbyin and area North of Imphal. 20 P-40 fighters over Mogaung Valley attack camp at Manywet. 20 P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers and 3 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers support ground forces in Mawlu area.

Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and P-39 fighters hit barges and luggers in Vanimo Harbour and at Bogia.

Thirteenth Air Force. 19 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers on mission to the Carolines bomb Eten, Param, and Kuop Islands and targets on Truk Atoll. 24 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and 40 fighter-bombers blast supply area at Ratawul. 8 other fighter-bombers hit Wunapope. More than 20 fighter-bombers strike various targets in Northeast part of Bougainville.

Seventh Air Force. A single United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers, en route from Kwajalein to Tarawa, bombs Jaluit. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from Eniwetok bomb Ponape while B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from Abeama strike Jaluit and Maloelap, using Majuro as arming station between strikes. Japanese bombers carry out ineffective raid on Eniwetok.

Eleventh Air Force. 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers fly armed photo reconnaissance mission during early morning over Matsuwa, Onnekotan, and Paramushiru Islands. Photographs taken are negative due to cloud cover.

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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