Ninth Air Force. XXIX Tactical Air Command (Provisional) is
activated at Vermand, in anticipation of operating with United
States Ninth Army, shortly to join 12th Army Group. General
Nugent is Commanding General. About 140 B-26 Marauder medium
bombers and A-20 Havoc light bombers bomb gun emplacements
and strong points in Brest area. Fighters fly armed reconnaissance
in various battle areas. Transports continue large-scale supply
and evacuation missions.
Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) medium
bombers attack defensive positions in East and Central parts
of Gothic Line as enemy fiercely resists, especially at Il
Giogo Pass and on Monte Altuzzo. Fighter-bombers continue
strikes against command and movement in Po Valley despite
bad weather which limits France based fighters to a few sweeps
in South France.
Tenth Air Force. 4 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25
Mitchell medium bombers drop fragmentation booby-trap bombs
on Bhamo. Large-scale transport operations continue to various
points in China-Burma-India (CBI).
Fourteenth Air Force. 6 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Tunganhsien. 91 P-40 fighters
and P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers attack inland shipping, troop
compounds, supplies, and numerous buildings around Lungling
area, throughout vast expanse of inland Southeast China, mainly
in Hunan, and other areas South of Tungting Lake.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers pound Mapanget airstrip on Menado
area. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers hit 4 airfields on Halmahera.
A-20 Havoc light bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers
bomb Babo airfield while fighter-bombers make scattered small
raids on antiaircraft positions, airfields, and targets on
Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan bomb Iwo Jima. P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters make strafing and rocket attacks on warehouses and
shelters on Pagan. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers on armed reconnaissance
bomb Marcus. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Eniwetok bomb
Truk while Gilberts based B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit
Eleventh Air Force. During 13
September 1944, 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers strike Kurabu Cape shipping and airfield.
Eighth Air Force. The 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
fighters wings and 15 fighters groups of VIII , Fighter Command
are transferred to the 3 bomb divisions.
launched against England, hit Walthamstow.
launched against England, hit Woolwich.
launched against England, hit Rotherfield.
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