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303rd Bomb Group (H) History

August 23rd    

August 23, 1943
303rd BG (H) Combat Mission No. 62
Target: Air-Sea Rescue Mission
Crews Dispatched: 6
Length of Mission: 6 hours, 30 minutes
Altitude: Low level search
Ammo Fired: 6,035 rounds
Enemy Aircraft Claims: 1 DO-24
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August 23, 1944
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS 8th AF: 142 of 163 P-47s bomb and strafe rail transportation from Saint-Omer to Reims, France; 2 P-47s are damaged. Mission 567: 6 of 6 B-17s drop leaflets in France and Belgium during the night.

8th AF history extracted from Jack McKillop's USAAF Combat Chronology

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