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303rd Bomb Group (H) History

July 15th    

July 15, 1943
303rd BG: Mission to St. Omer, France was scrubbed due to adverse weather.

July 15, 1944
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS 8th AF: Mission 474: 169 P-38s and P-47s make fighter-bomber attacks on enemy transport SE of Paris; 2 P-38s and 1 P-47s are lost; 1 P-38 is damaged beyond repair and 10 P-38s and 2 P-47s are damaged; 4 pilots are MIA. Mission 475: 6 of 6 B-17s drop leaflets in France during the night. 27 B-24s fly CARPETBAGGER missions to France during the night.

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

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