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Old 7th April 2016, 07:39
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Exclamation August 25 1944 8 USAAF bombing targets in Belgium

Hello ,

Is there someone who knows wich Bombgroups were involved in this operation :

FRIDAY, 25 AUGUST 1944

Mission 572: 107 bombers and 172 fighters are dispatched to make visual
attacks on liquid oxygen and ammonia plants in Belgium and N France:
1. 31 of 38 B-17s hit Henin Littard without loss.
2. 69 B-24s are dispatched to hit Willerbroeck (18), Tertre (17), Tiller/
Liege (12) and La Louviere (10); 4 others hit St Trond Airfield and 1 hits a target of opportunity; 24 B-24s are damaged and 4 airmen are WIA.

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Re: August 25 1944 8 USAAF bombing targets in Belgium

B-17: 351st BG, 401st BG, 457th BG
B-24: 93rd BG, 389th BG, 458th BG
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Re: August 25 1944 8 USAAF bombing targets in Belgium

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