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December 6th 1942: Bombing Mission of El Aouina Airfield

On December 6th 1942, a significant B-17 bombing mission targeted El Aouina Airfield during World War II.

 

The mission involved B-17 Flying Fortress bombers escorted by P-38s.

 

The objective was to strike strategic targets and disrupt enemy operations.

The mission aimed to degrade enemy facilities and hinder their military capabilities.

El Aouina Airfield was a strategic target, and the raid aimed to disrupt enemy air operations in the region.

 

The attack likely sought to inflict damage on the airfield’s infrastructure and limit its operational capacity.

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