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08.01.44

 

 

 

More incoming coastal flights.

09.10–10.15

4 Macchi 205s (I./Ital. JGr.)

10.00–11.10

4 Macchi 205s (I./Ital. JGr.)

Operation against heavies between Savona and San Remo. No contact or losses.

09.01.44

 

 

 

Coastal flight by 2 Spitfires and a Wellington.

08.36–09.52

4 Macchi 205s (I./Ital. JGr.) Operation against heavies between Savona and San Remo. No contact or losses.

Oblt. Brighi [?] suffers engine damage, overturns and burns in emergency landing 1 km. east of Mondovi .

10.01.44

 

 

 

No major incursions, no operations.

11.01.44

 

 

No major incursions, no operations.

On 11 January two Staffeln of II./JG 77 arrive in Caselle from the south under the command of Oblt. Hradlika.

Note: as spelled in the original, almost certainly "Hrdlicka" (Kapitšn of 5./JG 77) intended.

 

12.01.44

 

 

No major incursions, no operations.

13.01.44

 

 

Repeated coastal flights.

10.40

From this time onward 2 [radar] sets reported shipping targets.

11.06–11.55

4 Bf 109 (II./JG 77) tasked with reconnaissance of coastal […] between US7 and AS2, looking for shipping targets. Mission carried out, no ships confirmed [?]. No contact, no losses.

14.01.44

 

 

Mostly bad weather, hence no operations were possible apart from a number of coastal flights.

20.01.44

 

 

No enemy operations leading to action. No operations of our own.

21.01.44

 

 

08.07

60 km south of Savona several aircraft detected on a northerly heading. On reaching the coast the target was lost and only reacquired on its return flight.

08.21–09.25

Scramble by 9 Bf 109 (II./JG 77). Because the formation turned away, no contact or losses.

22.01.44

 

 

No ops. 4/JG 77 transferred with 10 aircraft from Lagnasco to Levaldigi.

23.01.44

 

 

No ops.

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