Ninth Air Force. 112 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and 18 A-20 Havoc light bombers
sites on Channel coast of France, military installations near
Criel-sur-Mer and Greny, and targets in the area. Bad weather
causes recall of over 150 other heavy bombers before they
Twelfth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25
Mitchell medium bombers bomb Rome, Ostiense marshalling yard
while B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit marshalling yard at
Littoria. A-20 Havoc light bombers strike Zagarolo railroad
station. P-40 fighters attack enemy positions in Anzio beachhead
area with good results, while A-36 Apache dive bomber hit
command at Montebello, railroad station near Civitavecchia,
gun emplacements near Littoria airfield, and train at Monterotondo.
P-40 fighters over Anzio beachhead encounter no air opposition.
Fifteenth Air Force. Approximately 300 United States Army
Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers and B-24
Liberator heavy bombers bomb Toulon submarine base, marshalling
yards at Poggibonsi, Prato, and Pontassieve, airfields at
Fabrica di Roma, Viterbo, and Orvieto, and town of Castelfiorentino.
P-47 Thunderbolt fighters and P-38 Lightning fighters fly
about 150 sorties in support of heavy bombers.
Tenth Air Force. 20 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-51
Mustang fighter-bombers and A-36 Apache dive bomber on armed
reconnaissance hit targets from Walawbum to Shaduzup. 2 B-25
Mitchell medium bombers hit troop concentrations North West
of Shaduzup. Another attacks road bridge and barges near Shwebo
and along the Irrawaddy. Offensive reconnaissance over several
airfield in Burma results in no major action.
Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers continue
to hit targets on Los Negros and other of the Admiralty Islands
and bomb Boram airfield. P-38 Lightning fighters and Royal
Australian Air Force (RAAF) aeroplanes attack targets in Talasea
Thirteenth Air Force. 24 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, with Navy fighters support,
hit Tobera airfield. 24 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers and 14
P-38 Lightning fighters hit Panapai airfield. 19 P-40 fighters
bomb and strafe Rabaul. Fighter aircraft pound tactical targets
on Bougainville, including Koromira Mission, supply area on
Jaba River, and bivouac South of Maririei River near Menoavi.
Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers out of Abemama hit Kusaie and Jaluit.
P-40 fighters bomb and strafe airfields at Mille. B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers pound runways, antiaircraft positions, storage
areas, and barracks on Taroa.
Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24
Liberator heavy bombers and B-25 Mitchell medium bombers fly
negative search mission for an enemy submarine.
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