American missions against Insein
November 27 - December 1, 1943
November 27, 1943
(10th AF) B-24's, with P-38 escort, and B-25's, covered
by P-51's, strike Insein, Burma; Japanese interceptors attack fiercely, shooting
down 6 fighters and 3 B-24's. Losses include B-24J 42-73312 (POW/MIA): B-24J "Maxwell House III" 42-73245 (POW/MIA); U. S. aircraft claim 19 Japanese fighters shot down.
December 1, 1943
(10th AF) B-24's bomb Insein.
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