VIII Bomber Command conducted a raid on the U-boat base at Lorient, France on October 21,1942

This was the first of a series of daylight raids by U.S. Forces against U-boat bases in France

Bombs Away



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Intelligence Narrative (provides an overview of the raid)
VIII Bomber Command October 21, 1942 Operations Report
Statistical Summary
Analysis of Enemy Aircraft Encounters
A-4 Report on Battle Damage
Photographic Interpretation Report