Ninth Air Force. 140 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
medium bombers and light bombers hit rail overpass at Kaiserslautern,
and rail bridges at Neuwied Irlich, Bad Munster am Stein,
Morscheid and Konz Karthaus. Fighters fly armed reconnaissance,
ground forces cover, attack railroads, bridge, and observation
posts in West Germany, and escort 9th Bomber Division.
Twelfth Air Force. Heavy clouds over most of North Italy begin
to disperse. Medium bombers are still grounded but fighter-bombers
manage to fly 8 sorties against gun positions in mountains
South of Bologna.
Fifteenth Air Force. 46 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers and B-24 Liberator heavy
bombers in an operation adapted to bad weather and flying
without escort bomb Vienna South ordnance depot, Moosbierbaum
oil refinery, Munich West, Klagenfurt aircraft factory, towns
of Innsbruck and Graz, and rail line Southeast of Graz. The
heavy bombers attack individually, depending on cloud cover
for protection. Over 30 other heavy bombers abort due to clearing
Tenth Air Force. 12 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25
Mitchell medium bombers, supported by 18 P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters, hit Nawnghkio airfield. A single medium bombers
attacks targets between Myitkyina and Lashio. 90 fighter-bombers
attack bridges, enemy forces, town areas and numerous targets
at Kawngmu, Namhai, Tonlon, Ho-hko, Hinlong, Namhsum, Hkusan,
Hkawngwa, Wingkang, Namhkam, and South of Mansi.
Tenth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) transports
fly 240 sorties to forward areas.
Fourteenth Air Force. 69 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
P-40 fighters, P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers, and P-38 Lightning
fighters on armed reconnaissance over East Burma, South West
and Southeast China, and North Indochina hit targets in Lungling
area, damage railroad bridge South of Lashio, hit town of
Mangshih and destroy nearby warehouse. The fighter-bombers
hit town areas and docks at Takhing and Tengyun, attack troops
in Mosun area, destroy 2 Japanese fighters near Amoy, hit
trains at Hongay, and bomb areas on Hainan Island.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Alicante airfield. P-40
fighters hit highway and oil dump North of Ormoc. A-20 Havoc
light bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Babo airfield.
November 1944 harassing strikes are flown at airfields in
Central Philippine Islands, on Northeast peninsula of Celebes,
and on Halmahera.
Twentieth Air Force. 49 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-29 Superfortress heavy bomber's, operating from rear bases
in Calcutta area, bomb Malagon railroad yards. Almost as many
others hit alternate targets.
Seventh Air Force. 14 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Guam pound shipping at Chichi
Jima and Haha Jima. 34 P-47 Thunderbolt fighters from Saipan
bomb and strafe Pagan. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan
continue armed reconnaissance and snooper missions over Marcus
and Iwo Jima.
launched against England, hit Hornchurch.
launched against England, hit Lewisham.
launched against England, hit Barking, Creekmouth.
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