Ninth Air Force. Weather prevents all commands, including
9th Bomber Division, from flight operations.
Twelfth Air Force. Bad weather grounds medium bombers. Fighters
and fighter-bombers although cancelling many operations, cause
much damage to transportation, destroying or damaging numerous
locomotives, railroad cars, and motor transport, and damaging
vessels in Savona, Turin, Padua, and Genoa areas.
Fifteenth Air Force. Almost 500 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers and B-17 Flying Fortress
heavy bombers bomb Skoda
armament works at Plzen, Rosenheim marshalling yard, Plauen
industrial area, Munich aeroplane engine plant, Augsburg diesel
engine factory, and Regensburg oil storage depot, and command
targets in North Italy including marshalling yard at Bressanone,
bridges at or near Casarsa della Delizia, Pordenone, Santo
Stino di Livenza, and Maniago, and rail line running North
to Brenner area. Fighters escort missions to Germany and Czechoslovakia.
Tenth Air Force. 20 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47
Thunderbolt fighters hit Japanese concentrations at Nanhlaing
and Kyungyi. 16 support ground forces at Mawlu and Henu and
in nearby areas. Bivouac area South of Indaw is pounded by
4 fighter-bombers while 7 knock out bypass bridge at Panghkam.
3 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers blast train cars and sidings
at Kyaukme, 3 hit nearby motor pool, 2 hit motor pool at Namhsim,
and 1 blasts rail line at Nawngpeng. Transports fly 270 sorties
in China-Burma-India (CBI).
Fourteenth Air Force. 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers knock out bridge at Lohochai
while 7 P-40 fighters hit trucks and locomotives nearby. 6
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and 11 P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers
pound town area of Menghsu. 50 P-40 fighters and P-51 Mustang
fighter-bombers hit small towns and other targets in Menghsu
area. 40 others attack shipping, bridges, and general targets
around Anfu, Kweiping, Shepchung, Kuanyang, Ssuwangshu, Mangshih,
Chefang, Panghkam, Wanling, Takhing, Tanchuk, Dosing, Wuchou,
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers and P-38 Lightning fighters maintain
shipping sweeps in Makassar area. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers,
A-20 Havoc light bombers, and fighter-bombers hit Boela oil
storage, Amboina town, 2 airfields, and other targets in Amboina
Ceram Boeroe area. Fighter-bombers hit Sagan while A-20 Havoc
light bombers support ground forces further East in Sawar
River, Orai River area. Vehicles and small vessels in Mindanao
area are attacked by fighter-bombers while B-25 Mitchell medium
bombers attack small shipping in Sulu Archipelago. Fighter-bombers
over Halmahera Island hit scattered bivouacs.
Seventh Air Force. 8 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Guam bomb Yap. 2 from Saipan
hit Pagan and, during 23-24
October 1944, 1 bombs Iwo Jima.
Eleventh Air Force. 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers hit Kashiwabara targets. 3 more
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Otomari and fly a photo
mission over Onnekotan. 5 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb
Asahi Bay area.
launched against England, hit near Clacton.
launched against England, hit Felmore Farm, Billericay.
launched against England, hit St Mary's at Hoo, Chatham.
launched against England, hit Navestock Heath.
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