Eighth Air Force. More than 300 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) heavy bombers attack 2 synthetic oil plants near Gelsenkirchen,
a bridge at Rudesheim, and marshalling yards at Koblenz and
Hamm. 9 fighters groups fly escort.
Ninth Air Force. Weather prevents bomber operations. Fighters
fly patrols, sweeps, armed reconnaissance over Belgium, East
France, and large areas of West Germany and attack bridges,
railroads, and various other targets.
Twelfth Air Force. Operations are again curtailed by bad weather.
However, fighters and fighter-bombers successfully attack
bridges, rail lines, roads, vehicles, and trains in Central
Po Valley and hit scattered targets elsewhere in North Italy.
Fifteenth Air Force. 320 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers and B-24 Liberator heavy
bombers, with fighters escorts, bomb diesel works, ordnance
works, and marshalling yard at Vienna. Also hit are marshalling
yards at Graz, tank factory at Kapfenberg, targets including
marshalling yards at Gussing, Ljubljana, and Cakovec, and
scattered command targets in South Germany, Hungary, Austria,
and Yugoslavia. Several fighters strafe road and rail transport
targets and troops in Gyor, Parndorf and Neusiedler Lake areas.
Tenth Air Force. 70 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) fighter-bombers
knock out bridge at Panghkam, slightly damage bridges in the
Wingkang and Kawnghka area, hit railroad targets between Indaw
and Naba, attack Japanese positions near Bhamo, Si-in, Hantet,
and Shwegu, and bomb towns of Loiwing and Lagaw. 9 B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers damage bridge approaches at Hsenwi, Namhkai,
Fourteenth Air Force. Nearly 70 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) fighters again support Chinese ground forces in Lungling
area. 13 fighters strafe river, road, and rail traffic from
Kunghsien to Loyang.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb airfields at Cebu City,
and Alicante and supply dumps at Del Monte. Fighter-bombers
hit Bacolod, Alicante, and Carolina airfields. A-20 Havoc
light bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit Babo airfield.
P-38 Lightning fighters and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers pound
Namlea airfields. P-47 Thunderbolt fighters attack shipping
and shore targets during sweep over Sulu Archipelago.
Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers from Guam attack shipping Northeast
of Iwo Jima. 12 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers escorting Navy
photo aeroplanes over Iwo Jima, Haha Jima, and Chichi Jima,
bomb airfields, a warehouse, and shipping. P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters from Saipan strafe Pagan. During 1-2
November 1944, a B-24 Liberator heavy bombers on snooper mission
from Saipan bombs Iwo Jima.
Eleventh Air Force. A United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers on an armed weather mission bombs
launched against England, hit Woolwich.
launched against England, hit Dulwich.
launched against England, hit Wanstead Flats.
launched against England, hit Deptford.
launched against England, hit Dartford.
Launched 1 November 1944
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