Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for August 17th:
"Track Chart of Bombing Mission to Schweinfurt, 08/17/1943 "


"Track Chart of Bombing Mission to Schweinfurt, 08/17/1943 " (National Archives Identifier: 596346 ); 306th Bombardment Group Operations, Aug. 16-31, 1943, 08/03/1943 - 08/31/1943; Records of the Army Air Forces, 1903 - 1964; Record Group 18; National Archives.

Shown here is a "track chart" of an American deep penetration bombing raid over Germany on August 17, 1943, by the Eighth Air Force’s 306th Bombing Group. The chart indicates the route to and from the target as well as encounters with anti-aircraft fire or "flak" and engagements with various types of German aircraft.
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