Eighth Air Force. 243 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
heavy bombers attack airfields at Juvincourt-et-Damary, Laon,
Athies, and Creil, while a single B-24 Liberator heavy bombers
bombs target. 1 heavy bomber is lost. Fighters fly 187 sorties
in support of the heavy bombers. No enemy aircraft are encountered.
Ninth Air Force. 330 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
A-20 Havoc light bombers and B-26 Marauder medium bombers
bomb rail bridges along Argentan Paris and Lisieux-Bernay
Evreux railroads, and hit fuel dumps at Foret de Conches.
Fighters escort bombers, attack rail lines, enemy installations,
and movements in Argentan Alencon Chartres Evreux areas, and
bomb bridges, strong points, and a supply dump in support
of United States First Army.
Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) A-20
Havoc light bombers bomb and strafe motor transport in Po
Valley during 22
July 1944. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and B-26 Marauder
medium bombers hit bridges and bridge approaches in the Valley,
at or near Antoniassi, Acqui, Molare, Ferrara, Ostiglia, Borgoforte,
and Cervo. Fighter-bombers, operating in small numbers, hit
command lines between battle area (along Pisa-Florence line)
and Po Valley.
Fifteenth Air Force. 42 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Berat oil refinery. 15 P-51
Mustang fighter-bombers provide target cover for the heavy
bombers and afterwards strafe roads and targets in Yugoslavia
near Albanian border.
Tenth Air Force. 100 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
fighter-bombers hit enemy positions in Myitkyina area, support
ground forces at Szigahtawng, bomb Kamaing and Mogaung areas,
blast troops and supplies at Kalang, Kyungon, and Tinzai,
and hit targets at Pegu, Namma, Sahmaw, Taungni, and Hopin.
9 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit Myitkyina and Naungtalaw
areas while 8 bomb Namting.
Fourteenth Air Force. 62 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
P-40 fighters attack warehouses, trucks, and troops in Changsha
Sinshih Fulinpu area, bomb airfields and river craft at Siangtan,
hit enemy held areas of Hengyang, and strafe and bomb troop
compounds and villages North of it. 6 B-25 Mitchell medium
bombers and 21 P-40 fighters hit warehouses and railroad yards
in Yellow River area. 10 P-40 fighters hit Japanese positions
on Salween front in support of Chinese forces.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army
Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers again bomb
Yap Island, hitting town area and airfields. Airfields and
shipping terminals over widespread areas of Vogelkop Peninsula
and nearby islands are pounded by B-24 Liberator heavy bombers,
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, A-20 Havoc light bombers, and
fighter-bombers. But airfield is again the main target in
Northeast New Guinea. Command, supplies, barges, and troop
concentrations from Wewak to Yakamul are also bombed and strafed
throughout the day.
Seventh Air Force. Saipan based United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) P-47 Thunderbolt fighters hit Tinian. B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers begin arriving on Saipan. B-25 Mitchell medium
bombers from Makin attack Nauru. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers
staging through Eniwetok, bomb Truk while others, flying out
of Kwajalein, hit Wotje.
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