Eighth Air Force. 350 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers escorted by 4 fighters
groups bomb marshalling yards at Hamm and Munster.
Ninth Air Force. Headquarters 9th Bomber Division transfers
to Reims. 45 9th Bomber Division aircraft bomb rail bridges
at Sinzig, Kempenich, and Ahrweiler, and airfield at Euskirchen.
Fighters escort bombers, fly sweeps and armed reconnaissance
over West Germany, attack 6 bridges and 1 tunnel, and support
United States XIX Corps in Belgium near German border.
Twelfth Air Force. Bad weather again grounds medium bombers,
and restricts XXII Tactical Air Command. Fighter-bombers and
fighters, flying 65 sorties, attack vehicles and trains in
Turin, Milan, Genoa area.
Fifteenth Air Force. Bad weather again limits operations.
10 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress
heavy bombers bomb Klagenfurt aircraft factory. 6 P-38 Lightning
fighters fly reconnaissance missions, during early part of
the night. 8 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers bomb Munich
West marshalling yard. 1 bombs Erlsbach.
Tenth Air Force. 80 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) fighter-bombers
pound numerous targets including town areas, troops, railroad
facilities, and a variety of targets at Mannaun, Manoi, Sinkan,
Winwa, Man Mao, Myazedi, Pinwe, Naba, Yebawgyi, and Kangon.
Fourteenth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
fighters strafe villages, troops, and horses in Menghsu Konghow
area, pound bridges around Kaotienhsu, and hit Yangtong airfield
and shipping at Hongay and Wuchou.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers, fighting bad weather, bomb airfields
at Puerto Princesa. During 28-29
October 1944, B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Wilhelmina
Docks area. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and P-38 Lightning
fighters blast town of Amboina.
Twentieth Air Force. Marianas based XXI Bomber Command flies
its first combat mission when 14 B-29 Superfortress heavy
bomber's attack sub pens on Dublon Island. 4 others (1 carrying
General Hansell, Commanding General XXI Bomber Command) abort.
About a third of the bombs fall in general target area.
Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan bomb Haha Jima while others,
from Guam, hit Yap. Saipan based P-47 Thunderbolt fighters
Eleventh Air Force. 8 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers fly cover for naval Task Force.
launched against England, hit Ashford, near Staines.
launched against England, hit Deptford.
launched against England, hit Shalford.
launched against England, hit Camberwell.
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