Eighth Air Force. 99 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb V-weapon
site at Siracourt while 25 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers
strike similar installation at Marquise, Mimoyecques.
Ninth Air Force. 50 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-26
Marauder medium bombers bomb airfields at Abbeville, Drucat.
Over 600 P-47 Thunderbolt fighters and P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers
attack railroad rolling stock in France.
Twelfth Air Force. In North Central Italy, United States Army
Air Force (USAAF) medium bombers are restricted by bad weather
but bomb a few bridges and roads, while light bombers hit
a bivouac area. Fighter-bombers continue support of ground
forces, hitting troops, vehicles, roads, and railroads in
or near battle areas, particularly around Sezze, Ceccano,
San Giovanni Valdarno, and Pontecorvo.
Tenth Air Force. A few United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
A-31 Vengeance dive bomber's continue attacks against gun
positions in Arakan area. 120 P-40 fighters, P-51 Mustang
fighter-bombers, A-36 Apache dive bomber, and B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers hit Mogaung, Myitkyina, Talawgyi Hokat area,
and Kamaing. Gun positions around Myitkyina and Mogaung are
also hit. 21 A-31 Vengeance dive bomber's hit troop concentrations
at Homalin and score hits on Manipur bridge. A single B-24
Liberator heavy bombers bombs North West part of Mandalay.
Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers, A-20 Havoc light bombers, and P-38
Lightning fighters attack airfields, town areas, barges, personnel
and supply areas, and fuel dumps at Manokwari, Urarom, along
Moemi River, and on Noemfoor and Biak Islands. Fighter-bombers,
A-20 Havoc light bombers, and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers
continue almost constant pounding of supply dumps, camps,
antiaircraft positions and a variety of targets along coast
from Wewak to Hansa Bay. Thirteenth Air Task Force B-24 Liberator
heavy bombers bomb Truk.
Thirteenth Air Force. 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers, 30 P-39 fighters and P-40 fighters,
and over 40 Navy dive bombers hit Vunakanau airfield and nearby
plantation. 8 P-38 Lightning fighters, followed shortly by
Navy aircraft, bomb Lakunai airfield. More than 40 P-39 fighters,
P-38 Lightning fighters, and P-40 fighters fly sweeps over
Bougainville. Bridges at Rigu Mission and Shishigatero are
Seventh Air Force. 53 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Kwajalein bomb various targets
in Wotje Atoll. 41 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, based on
Makin, follow up with bombing, cannonading, and strafing attack
on the atoll. 8 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers stage through
Eniwetok, strike Rota, and rearm at Los Negros.
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