44th Bomb Group Mission Number 203

Date City Country Target
8/7/1944 Saleux France Fuel Storage Dump

Unofficial Mission Summary 

UMS
8/7/44
Nine 67th aircraft accompanied 15 others from the 68th and 506th Squadrons (no PFFs) to lead the Combat Wing and the Division over fuel storage dump at Saleux, France (near Amiens). All aircraft attacked the target with 52 x 100 M47s with excellent results as bombs completely covered the MPI. Bombing was visual. No enemy aircraft were encountered, but flak was moderate and accurate on the route out. At least six of the Group ships incurred category "A" damage.
 
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