Thereafter, the operations staff candidly admitted that on any given night mission aquot;as many as one-fourth of our attacking forces could be destroyed.aquot; Against ... The fourth night mission of the 322nd Group took place on August 4th/5th against fuel and ammunition stocks in the Foret de Fille. ... Twenty-three Marauders were dispatched and 22 bombeda all on Pathfinder flares. ... History Study 92. op. cit. , states that aquot;the 322nd Group was the only B-26 unit on sustained night operations.
|Author||:||John O. Moench|