Eighth Air Force. Over 1,000 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) heavy bombers in 6 forces attack 6 oil and chemical
installations, a canal aqueduct and aircraft repair plant,
along with 3 marshalling yards, an airfield, and several targets
in North and North West Germany. 16 fighters groups afford
close escort and later strafe ground targets in North West
Germany and the Netherlands.
Ninth Air Force. Weather grounds 9th Bomber Division. Fighters,
during armed reconnaissance, attack railroads and bridges.
IX Tactical Air Command also supports ground forces in Schmidt
Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) medium
bombers strike electric transformers and converters, railway
bridges and railway fills on the rail line through Brenner
Pass. Fighter-bombers and fighters again hit troops and gun
positions in the battle lines South of Bologna and command
targets North of the battle area.
Fifteenth Air Force. 580 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
fighters-escorted heavy bombers bomb Moosbierbaum oil refinery
and Vienna South ordnance depot, alternate targets of Kapfenberg
steel works, Deutsch Wagram, Graz and Maribor marshalling
yards, and railroad power sub station at Bolzano.
Army Air Force, India-Burma Theatre. Army Air Force, India-Burma
Sector, China-Burma-India Theatre is redesignated Army Air
Force, India-Burma Theatre.
Tenth Air Force. 70 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47
Thunderbolt fighters, sweep airfields at Anisakan, Onbauk,
Shwebo, Kin, and Kawlin destroy and damage bridges at Hinlong
and Wingkang; bomb town of Mawtaung and marshalling yard at
Kanbalu; hit boxcars at Wuntho and Meza, boats along the Irrawaddy
from Katha to Twinnge. And attack several scattered targets.
28 P-47 Thunderbolt fighters fly combat patrols South of Myitkyina.
8 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb military area at Namun
and supply dump at Mansi. Large-scale transport operations
Fourteenth Air Force. 16 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
P-40 fighters pound Mangshih and Lungling areas. 15 others
hit buildings and other targets at Wanling and around Chefang
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers strike Lahug and Fabrica airfields,
while fighter-bombers pound Palompon, bridge North of Valencia,
and barges in Ormoc Bay. B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb
Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan bomb shipping at Okimura
and Higashi-minato and hit island of Ani Jima. During 6-7
November 1944, a snooper mission is flown over Iwo Jima airfields.
Dispersal areas and runways are bombed. Beginning on this
date and continuing through 24
, B-24 Liberator heavy bombers on Saipan
fly 24 missions to lay 170 mines in several anchorage throughout
the Bonin Islands.
Eleventh Air Force. 4 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Torishima Islands, score
a hit on a large building, sink two nearby barges, and probably
hit other shipping targets. About 20 fighters intercept, downing
1 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers . The medium bombers claim
launched against England, hit Luton.
launched against England, hit Yalding, near Maidstone.
launched against England, hit Bexleyheath.
launched against England, hit Little Warley, near Brentwood.
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