Claims are from ALL participating units and include on the ground. With the Ninth, the Group went
Between 21 January and 20 Aprilthe Group flew missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers Escort Chateaudun over occupied Europe. Mission details. This group has no losses.
The fighters in this element make strafing attacks on German airfields in France and claim of German aircraft on the ground.
Escort Chateaudun Mission Summary follows:. Based at Steeple Morden from July to Escort Chateaudunthe Official description Not yet known Description A combined force of fighters of types: P; P and P, all from 8th Air Force units, are despatched to provide escort to heavy bombers attacking at Ijmuiden, Escort Chateaudun and at German airfield in France. Escort Chateaudun
There are no other losses or claims. Not yet read more Description A combined force of fighter aircraft of types: P; P; and P are despatched to provide escort Escort Chateaudun Chateaudun heavy bombers attacking German airfields Escort Chateaudun France.
There are no other losses, casualties or claims. There are no losses, casualties Escort Chateaudun claims in this element.
There are no losses, damaged aircraft or Escort Chateaudun. This gave the Group the reputation of being the 'hard Escort Chateaudun outfit.
American Air Museum in Britain.
Group Where the rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group.
Official description Not Escort Chateaudun known Description A combined force of fighter aircraft of types: P; P; and P are despatched to provide escort to heavy bombers attacking German airfields in France. The group flew P Thunderbolts, and from OctoberP Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Based Escort Chateaudun Steeple Morden from July to Julythe
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Chateaudun (Chateaudun, ???, Shatoden, Chateaudun, Шатоден, Castrodunum, Shatodjon)