7 – 9 December 1940

7 - 9 December 1940

Northern Front

The French attached to No.8 (RAF) Squadron continued their flights aboard the Glenn Martin 167 F n° 102 (Flight Lieutenant Jacques Dodelier, Warrant Officer Yves Trécan, Flight Sergeant Ronan Michel) with a reconnaissance of the sector: Massawa – Edd – Thio – Assab, between 09:40 and 13:55.

The Tenente Luciano Cacciavillani, together with two other pilots whose identities are not known, is temporarily seconded to the 412 Squadriglia at Gura.[1]

Southern Front

The South African archives report an attack on the Bura airfield by a Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 flying at 4,500 metres at 07:38.

[1] GUSTAVSSON, Håkan. Tenente Luciano Cacciavillani. Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War : http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/italy_cacciavillani.htm

[2] GUSTAVSSON, Håkan. Maresciallo Giuseppe Mottet. Biplane Fighter Aces from the Second World War :  http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/italy_mottet.htm

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