Database

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Groups

Training and Operational histories of the Bomber, Fighter, Recon and Transport groups and squadrons
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Bases

Airfields used by the Eighth Air Force for training and operations in the US and UK
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Targets

Missions, maps, dates and photographs of targets of the Eighth Air Force
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Missions

View Eighth Air Force missions for a specific date

Today's Missions (17 Jul 1942-1945)

Date Name Description
July 17, 1943VIII ASC 2Diversion to Cayeux area Details
July 17, 1943VIII BC 74Rail at Hannover, Germany and aviation industry at Hamburg, Germany Details
July 17, 1943VIII FC FO 74Fighter escort for Amsterdam mission Details
July 17, 1943VIII PRPhoto recon France Details
July 17, 19448AF 478 and 479Tactical targets in France; V-weapons sites in Pas-de-Calais Details
July 17, 19448AF 480Night leaflet operation France, Holland; July 17/18, 1944 Details
July 17, 1944CB July 17/18, 1944Carpetbagger mission Details
July 17, 1944VIII FCEscort for 8AF 478, 479 Details
July 17, 1944VIII PR Photo, weather recon; scouting Details
July 17, 1944VIII PR Photo recon Details