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14th November 1944

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Ninth Air Force. Weather prevents all operations except a few fighters patrols and reconnaissance flights.

Twelfth Air Force. Bad weather restricts operations to fighter-bomber attacks by 17 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47 Thunderbolt fighters on rail lines and road North of battle line.

Fifteenth Air Force. Bad weather limits operations to reconnaissance missions.

Tenth Air Force. 12 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb supply area near Lashio. 56 fighter-bombers hit supply areas, enemy concentrations, town areas, and general targets at Kutkai, Sandaya, Palaung, Kawlin, Tingka, and in Shwebo Kyaukmyaung area. 12 support ground forces in Pinwe area, 4 bomb Sindaw River bridges and 30 others maintain patrols South of Myitkyina. 300 transport sorties are flown to forward areas.

Fourteenth Air Force. In East Burma and in China-Burma boundary areas 8 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Wanling and Hsenwi. 15 P-38 Lightning fighters and P-40 fighters on armed reconnaissance hit targets around Wanling and Mangshih.

Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-26 Marauder medium bombers pound Pegun Island in preparation for allied amphibious landings early the following morning. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers, with P-38 Lightning fighters and P-47 Thunderbolt fighters cover, bomb Bacolod airfield while fighter-bombers hit trucks and buildings in Valencia area and near Linao and hit shipping South of Ormoc. B-26 Marauder medium bombers and fighter-bombers pound Lahug and Opon airfield. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers strike Langoan airfield.

Seventh Air Force. 22 Saipan and Guam based United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Woleai hitting an airfield and adjacent installations and firing an oil dump. 4 Saipan based P-47 Thunderbolt fighters hit Pagan airfield. During 14-16 November 1944, a B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan on snooper mission attacks shipping South West of the Bonins.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Orpington.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Eltham.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Greenwich.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Tilford.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Rayleigh.

V-2 rocket launched against England, hit Bermandsey.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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