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Narrative - Official Air Force Mission Description
The VIII Air Force Services Command selects Honington and Watton, England as sites for Bomber Command advance depots; the site for the VIII Fighter Command awaits a final settlement of question of location and mission of the Fighter Command. Source: THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History,
Notes: Dieppe and Le Touquet
Non-Combat Accident Reports
Aircraft: C-47 (#41-7774). Organization: 28TCSq / 60TCGp of Aldermaston, Berkshire. Pilot: West, Morris A. Notes: taxiing accident. Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire England. Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3 source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/ Aircraft: Spitfire Vb (#BL-660). Organization: 307FS / 31FG of Merston, Sussex. Pilot: White, Edward T. Notes: landing accident. Location: RAF Merston, Sussex, England England. Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3 source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
Mission Stats (Targets, Aircraft, Casualties, etc.)
Mission "8th AF Fighter Command" Notes: Sweep September 16, 1942 Dieppe and Le Touquet Primary source for mission statistics: Mighty Eighth War Diary by Roger A. Freeman
Aircraft Sent Aircraft Effective Bomb Tonnage Enemy Aircraft X-P-D Enemy Aircraft (on gnd) X-P-D USAAF Aircraft X-E-D USAAF Personnel KIA-WIA-MIA Notes 24 24 0.0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
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