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303rd Bomb Group (H) History

January 12th    

January 12, 1943
303rd BG: Mission to Vegesack (primary) and Bremen (secondary), Germany was scrubbed due to cold, rainy weather.

January 12, 1943
8th AF: Two Spitfire Mk Vs of the 4th Fighter Group are used on a fighter patrol. The 12th Bombardment Wing, VIII Bomber Command transfers from Chelveston, England to Marks Hall, England when all personnel and equipment are transferred to other units. This unit will remain a paper unit until being disbanded in England on 9 Oct 44.

January 12, 1943
General Hansell, Commanding General of the 1st Bomb Wing, visited Molesworth to present awards.

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

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