S E C R E T

 

USAAF FORM 34A

OPREP A

TO:  CG, NINTH AIR FORCE, APO 696, US ARMY (ATTENTION: 26TH SCU).
 CG, XIX TACTICAL AIR COMMAND, APO 141, US ARMY (ATTENTION: STAT CONTL SEC). 
 CG, 303RD FIGHTER WING, APO 141, US ARMY (ATTENTION: STAT CONTL O).
FROM:  HQ 373RD FIGHTER BOMBER GROUP, APO 141, US ARMY, 6 JUNE 1944.
REF:  OPERP A NO U6C: FOR 24 HOURS ENDING SUNSET 6 JUNE 1944. 
 MISSION NO 33: (3RD OF 3 MISSIONS) NEPTUNE OPERATIONS ORDER NO 3.

(TOP COVER ASSAULT AREA)

A. -

T/U 1732. GP OF 3 SQS: A410, 16 PLANES; B411, 16 PLANES; C412, 16

PLANES. 48 P-47's WITH BELLY TANKS. PATROLLED EASTERN, EASY, AND

WESTERN AREA. LANDING CRAFT SHELLED AT AUBON-SUR-MER. ROCKET OB-

SERVED VICINITY MONTEBOURG, YELLOW BALL WITH BLACK SMOKE, 14,000 FT.

OVER AREA WEATHER CAVU, ELSEWHERE, 9/10, BASE 4000 FT TO 5000 FT,

ABOVE CLOUDS VISIBILITY UNLIMITED.


B. (I) - 48 P-47ís.
(II) - 48
(III) - NIL
(IV) - NIL
(V) - NIL
(VI) - NIL
(VII) - NIL
(VIII) - NIL

C. (I) - 48 (100 gal US, belly - American).
(II) - NIL

D. (I) - 140:15
(II) - NIL

E. (I) - 81,600 x 50
(II) - NIL
(III) - NIL
(IV) - NIL

F. - NIL

G. - NIL

H. - NIL

I. - 0

HENRY C. KIRK,

Captain, Air Corps,

Stat Control Officer.

S E C R E T


Declassified
On public record at the National Archives
Courtesy of David Schwartz - Nephew of 373rd CO (15 Aug 43 - 17 Nov 44) William  H. Schwartz, Jr.

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