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10 years 11 months ago #4086 by Gary
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Highest Group loss in Eighth Air Force history

 

(Extracts from a publication issued by the Kassel Mission Memorial Association)

 

On Wednesday 27th September 1944, thirty seven B-24’s belonging to the 445 BG (based at Tibbenham) were sent on a mission to bomb Kassel.  Thirty aircraft were lost on this single mission which is a record loss for any Eighth Air Force Group. 

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