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96th BG (H), Mission 300, Hagen - Hengstey Marshalling Yards (after)

96th BG (H), Mission 300, Hagen - Hengstey Marshalling Yards (after)

23 March 1945

The photo was taken 1 hour after the bombardement by an allied airplane.
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96th BG (H), Mission 300, Hagen - Hengstey Marshalling Yards

96th BG (H), Mission 300, Hagen - Hengstey Marshalling Yards

23 March 1945

The picture shows the first wave of bombs dropped by the allied B-17's.

519 B-17s are sent to hit marshalling yards Hengstey (113), Giesecke (91), Holzwickede (184) and the Unna yard at Dormund (38); secondary targets hit are Meschede (19) and marshalling yards at Siegen (93) and Marburg (10); targets of opportunity are Herdecke (10), Haliger (1) and...
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301st BG (H), Mission 467, Peschiera del Garda Supply Dump

301st BG (H), Mission 467, Peschiera del Garda Supply Dump

23 April 1945

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS 15th Air Force):
In Italy, 719 B-24s and B-17s attack bridges over the Brenta and Adige Rivers (at Bonavigo, Zevio, Albaredo d'Adige, 2 at Legnano, Badia, 3 at Padua, and Cavarzere) and hit a supply dump at Peschiera del Garda
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320th BG, Mission 397, Cismon Del Grappa Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 397, Cismon Del Grappa Railroad Bridge

5 November 1944

The primary target was bombed by 18 B-26's. They dropped 63 x 1000 lb demolition bombs and 6 x 1000 lb demolition bombs with 6 hour delay fuses from 10600 to 9600 ft at 12:31 hours.
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320th BG, Mission 395, Roverto Railroad Fill

320th BG, Mission 395, Roverto Railroad Fill

5 November 1944

At 11:33 hours, 15 B-26's dropped 111 x 500 lb demolition bombs and 5 x 500 lb demolition bombs with 6 hour dely fuses over the primary target from an alltitude of 10600 to 9600 ft.
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320th BG, Mission 395, Marco Railroad Fill

320th BG, Mission 395, Marco Railroad Fill

5 November 1944

In two target runs, 18 B-26's dropped 138 x 500 lb demolition bombs and 6 x 500 lb demolition bombs with 6 hour delay fuses between 10:45 and 11:15 hours from 10600 to 9500 ft at the primary target.
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320th BG, Mission 390, Ossenigo Railroad Corniche

320th BG, Mission 390, Ossenigo Railroad Corniche

4 November 1944

17 B-26's dropped 131 x 500 lb demolition bombs and 6 x 500 lb demolition bombs with 5 hour delay fuses on the primary target at 12:01 hours from 10600 to 9600 ft.
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320th BG, Mission 389, Ossenigo Railroad Fill

320th BG, Mission 389, Ossenigo Railroad Fill

4 November 1944

17 B-26's dropped 130 x 500 lb demolition bombs and 6 x 500 lb demolition bombs with 6 hours fuse delay on the primary target at 11:29 hours from 10600 to 9600 ft.
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320th BG, Mission 388, Dolce Railroad Fill

320th BG, Mission 388, Dolce Railroad Fill

4 November 1944

15 B-26's dropped 115 x 500 lb demolition bombs and 5 x 500 lb demolition bombs with 6 hours delay fuses in two target runs between 10:57 and 11:18 hours.
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320th BG, Mission 418, Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 418, Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge

18 November 1944

34 B-26's dropped 119 x 1.000 lb demolition bombs and 12 x 1.000 lb demolition bombs with 6 hour delay fuses on the alternate target at 12:21 hours.
The primary target, Avisio Railroad Viaduct, was obscured by a effective smoke screen.
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320th BG, Mission 477, Standenbuhl Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 477, Standenbuhl Railroad Bridge

23 February 1945

27 B-26's from the 42nd Bomb Wing were over the target and 9 B-26's dropped 72 x 500 lb. demolition bombs in the first bomb run at 11:51 hours from 10.500 ft and 18 B-26's dropped 144 x 500 lb. demolition bombs at 12:01 hours from 11.600 to 10.800 ft. on the second bomb run.
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320th BG, Mission 468 - 470, St. Georgen Marshalling Yard

320th BG, Mission 468 - 470, St. Georgen Marshalling Yard

22 February 1945

6 B-26's dropped 42 x 500 lb. demolition bombs and 6 x 500 lb. with fuse delay at 13:31 hours from 10.500 ft, instead of the primary target Ebingen railway station

6 B-26's dropped 35 x 500 lb. demolition bombs and 6 x 500 lb. with fuse delay at 13:32 hours from 10.300 ft, instead of the primary target Strassberg railway station.

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Newport Naval Outer Landing Field, Newport, MI

Newport Naval Outer Landing Field, Newport, MI

World War 2-era view of Newport.

This field was built during the WW2 era as the largest of 16 satellite landing fields which supported primary flight training at Grosse Isle Naval Air Station.
The date of construction of Newport NOLF has not been determined, but the earliest depiction of the field which has been located was a 1942 map, which labeled it as "Newport F...
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320th BG, Mission 417, Rastatt Raiload Bridge

320th BG, Mission 417, Rastatt Raiload Bridge

At 13:42 (1 December 1944) , 16 B-26's from the 42nd Bomb Wing dropped 63 x 1000 pound demolition bombs on the primary target.
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320th BG, Mission 426, Breisach Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 426, Breisach Railroad Bridge

33 B-26's of the 441Sq & 442 Sq dropped at 14:12 hours, 135 x 1000 lb demolition bombs.
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Hutchinson Naval Air Station - Sunflower Gliderport (SN76), Yoder

Hutchinson Naval Air Station - Sunflower Gliderport (SN76), Yoder

A 1945 aerial view of Hutchinson.

Hutchinson was selected in 1942 as a site to provide primary training for the Naval Air Reserve.

Until the station was completed, the Navy made temporary use of the town's municipal airport. The airfield was commissioned at the end of 1942.

The first training planes used were N2S-3s & N2S-4s, which were later ...
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Dodge City Army Airfield - Ford County Airport, Dodge City

Dodge City Army Airfield - Ford County Airport, Dodge City

Aerial view of Dodge City AAF while under construction in 1943.

Dodge City AAF was located 6 miles northwest of the town of Dodge City. The Army Airfield was built in 1942 for the 70,000 Pilot Training Program, to train pilots & crews of medium bombers, primarily B-25s.
Dodge City was also used during WW2 to train French aircrews.
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NAS Glynco, Brunswick, GA

NAS Glynco, Brunswick, GA

A 1942 aerial view of NAS Glynco.

Naval Air Station Glynco was built in 1942 as Navy antisubmarine blimp base.
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NAS Richmond, Miami, FL

NAS Richmond, Miami, FL

Commissioned September 15, 1942 and named for the sawmill community, which it replaced, NAS Richmond became the world’s largest blimp base. Located on 2,107 acres nineteen miles southwest of Miami’s central business district, the need for this facility came from the Nazi U-boat threat to Allied merchant marine. To provide anti-submarine patrol, rescue, escort and utility services in this area, ...
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(Original) Flagler Beach Airport, Flagler Beach, FL

(Original) Flagler Beach Airport, Flagler Beach, FL

A 1943 USDA aerial view of Flagler Beach Airport.
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Dorr Field 1943, Arcadia, FL

Dorr Field 1943, Arcadia, FL

A 1943 USDA aerial photo of Dorr Field
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Carlstrom Field 1943, Arcadia, FL

Carlstrom Field 1943, Arcadia, FL

A close-up of Carlstrom's hangars & ramp, from a 1943 USDA aerial photo of Carlstrom Field.
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A close-up of B-17 bombers on Buckinghams ramp, from the April 14 1944

A close-up of B-17 bombers on Buckinghams ramp, from the April 14 1944

Buckingham was a flexible gunnery training base, used to train the gunners who would defend bombers.

It was constructed starting in 1942 at a cost of $10 million on a total of 7,000 acres of swamp land, which had to be drained with an extensive system of newly constructed canals.

Training was conducted in both air-to-air & air-to-surface gunnery.

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Kodiak Harbor Defenses

Kodiak Harbor Defenses

Located approximately 250 miles southwest of Anchorage, Kodiak Island was one of the major centers of Alaskan military activity during World War Two. Facilities on the island included several airfields, a Naval operating base and several other installations.

To protect this important harbor the Coast Artillery Installed a total of 8 major gun batteries, ranging in caliber from 8...
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Fort Segarra, U.S. Virgin Islands

Fort Segarra, U.S. Virgin Islands

Fort Segarra is an underground fort, part of the United States' defense strategies during World War II. Its purpose was to help protect a submarine base on St. Thomas. The war ended before its completion and the project was subsequently abandoned. Visitors to Water Island can view gun emplacements, walk inside tunnels and visit underground rooms. The observation deck on the roof of the fort off...
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