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Wien III (Vienna - Overlay)

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Date Posted:August 13th, 2005
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Description: Attack on the Südbahnhof (southern central station) on February 19th 1945. The impacts are in the Verschubgelaende (area where trains are shifted, don't know English word) between Gudrunstrasse and Arsenal also in the housing area near Gudrunstrasse/Laxenburgerstrasse.

Only 14 of the 24 bombers dropped the bombs over the primary target, the leader dropped them over secondary target Wolfsburg, 9 attacked the harbour of Fiume, Italy.

The mission report noticed a success of just 3%, 3 aircraft damaged by flak and 2 wounded crewmembers. Info provided by McMaster: With Mission No. 178 the Group missed another opportunity to register a satisfactory visual bombing score at Vienna. The target was the South Station. North of Judenburg, engine failure forced the formation leader, Major Poole, to leave the formation. After the bomb load had been dropped on a target of opportunity at Wolfsburg, Austria, the plane staggered back to base on two engines. Captain Thackston, who had been flying the Deputy lead position, took over the formation lead. Bad weather split up the formation and only fourteen planes bombed the primary target for a discouraging score of 3 percent. Three of the planes over Vienna were holed by flak and two men were injured. Nine airplanes which had lost the formation made a visual run on the drydocks at Fiume, Italy, but completely overshot the target.


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