Fourth Moscow Conference, Mr Churchill and Mr Eden, with Harriman,
United States presidential representative, as observer, arrive
in Moscow. Polish Prime Minister arrives later. Talks with
Soviets deal with spheres of influence, the Balkans, and Poland's
Eighth Air Force. Nearly 1,000 United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) heavy bombers strike 2 marshalling yards and an engine
plant at Mainz, and hit Koblenz, Gustavsburg, Schweinfurt,
and 2 targets in West Germany. 19 fighters groups, including
2 from Ninth Air Force, provide support.
Ninth Air Force. Headquarters gives the Tactical Air Commands
an initial attack list of 10 bridges on United States front.
Other lists follow. 309th Bomber Division aircraft attack
rail bridge at Euskirchen. Fighters provide escort and fly
uneventful armed reconnaissance. Dive bombers sent against
airfields in Germany are recalled because of bad weather.
Twelfth Air Force. Weather again grounds medium bombers. Fighter-bombers,
and fighters hit roads, rail crossing, transport and other
targets in Bologna and Sabbioso areas.
Fifteenth Air Force. Bad weather restricts operations to weather
Tenth Air Force. 50 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-47
Thunderbolt fighters knock out bridge at Manyut and thoroughly
pound town area, bomb enemy positions at Nyaunggon, Pinhe,
and near Mawhun, damage bridge near Mawlu, and hit a variety
of targets in Katha area. 9 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers attack
road bridges South West of Lashio, knocking out Na-lang and
Nampawng bridges. The medium bombers hit several targets in
the area. Transport aircraft continue steady supply of various
points in China-Burma-India (CBI).
Fourteenth Air Force. 2 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb area North of Mangshih.
3 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers hit shipping along lower Yangtze
River. 29 P-51 Mustang fighter-bombers and P-40 fighters on
armed reconnaissance attack river traffic, troops, bridges,
and other targets in areas around Tanchuk, Tengyun, Anking,
and Amoy. Airstrip at Tanchuk is temporarily put out of commission.
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, A-20 Havoc light bombers, and
fighter-bombers attack Boela, Namlea, Kairatoe, and Liang,
concentrating on oil tanks and airfields. B-25 Mitchell medium
bombers and fighter-bombers hit Lolobata and Hate Tabako airfields
and nearby barges, supplies, and other targets. A-20 Havoc
light bombers and fighter-bombers strike Faan and Langgoer
airfields. P-40 fighters hit Manokwari and B-25 Mitchell medium
bombers bomb Samate.
Seventh Air Force. 18 United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from Saipan pound Iwo Jima. 25
B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from the Marshalls bomb Truk.
launched against England, hit Wanstead Flats.
launched against England, hit Havengore Island.
launched against England, hit Langley, near Norwich.
launched against England, hit Brooke near Norwich.
launched against England, hit Hyde Marsh, near Fambridge.
launched against England, hit near Orfordness.
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