Eighth Air Force. Almost 1,200 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) heavy bombers attack 11 primaries, including oil plants,
aircraft factories, ordnance facilities, and airfield training
school, in North Germany, and 19 targets including airfields
at Stralsund and Stade. 16 fighters groups in escort claim
19 air victories.
Ninth Air Force. 300 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
medium bombers and light bombers hit marshalling yards, barracks,
and ammunition dump at Hengelo and Duren and bridges at Arnhem
and Aldenhoven. Fighters fly armed reconnaissance in Dusseldorf,
Aachen, Trier, Dieuze, and Koblenz areas, sweeps and patrols
in forward areas, attack railroads in Dorsel area, and support
United States First, Third, and Seventh Armies' forces in
East France and West Germany.
Twelfth Air Force. Weather cancels all operations of medium
bombers wings and XII Fighter Command.
Fifteenth Air Force. Weather cancels bombing operations. 35
P-38 Lightning fighters strafe airfields at Sedhes, Megalo
Mikra, Megara, Eleusis, and Tatoi airfields, and 55 P-51 Mustang
fighter-bombers strafe Kalamaki airfield.
Tenth Air Force. 20 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47
Thunderbolt fighters bomb troop concentrations in Mawlu and
Bilumyo and damage approach to bridge at Seywa. 8 B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers attack bridges at Hsenwi, damaging main bridge
but causing little harm to bypass bridges. Transport operations
continue on large scale in China-Burma-India (CBI).
Fourteenth Air Force. 12 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb Wuchou and attack boats
and other targets in Canton area. 50 P-40 fighters and P-51
Mustang fighter-bombers on armed reconnaissance over areas
of China South of the Yangtze River attack river craft, bridges,
town areas, troop concentrations and targets along North Indochina
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
P-38 Lightning fighters hit Kaoe airfield and shipping near
Djailolo. P-47 Thunderbolt fighters bomb Kaimana. In Ceram
Amboina Boeroe area B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and P-38
Lightning fighters attack Namlea, Waai, Amahai, and several
Twentieth Air Force. The first United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) P-61 Black Widow, night fighters arrive in Chengtu
on even of third air raid. In 10 attacks from 6 September
1944 to 19
, only 43 aircraft participate.
Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan hit Iwo Jima in harassment
attacks during 6-7
October 1944. A B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Kwajalein
bombs heavy gun battery on Emidj. During 6-7
October 1944, 3 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Wake.
launched against England, hit Shotesham all Saints.
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