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|October 3, 1944 - U.S. 1st army drove through section of Siegfried line at Ubach, front dispatches asserted.||12/17/2009||899|
|1 October 1944 |
12 B-26's were over the target and dropped 240 x 100 lb demolition bombs at 10:44 hours from 9500 to 9000 ft.
|39 Mosquitos dispatched to Cologne without loss.||10/31/2005||866|
|B-24J Liberator 42-52003 of the 27th Air Transport Group crashed on 11th October 1944. Parts of the wreckage still remain. Just oe of many aircraft lost in this area....||02/03/2008||1,656|
|461st BG (H), Mission #119|
20 October 1944
Target: Isotta Fraschini Works, Milan, Italy
After having hammered away despite adverse weather conditions in Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Germany for three weeks in October, the Group was assigned on 20 October to attack the lightly defended Isotta Fraschini Works at Milan, Italy. Weather conditions on this mission were e...
|1 October 1944 |
19 B-26's were over the target and dropped 76 x 1000 lb demolition bombs on the bridge at 11:44 hours from 9759 to 9250 ft.
|Le Régiment de la Chaudière was formed following the fusion of the Regiments of Dorchester and Beauce on the 15th of December, 1936. The regiment was sent to England in August 1941, but would see no action until the D-Day landings of June 1944. Le Régiment de la Chaudière came ashore at Bernières-sur-Mer after The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, surprising the locals who hadn't expected to find f...||06/29/2007||1,268|
|Occupied by the Japanese. Assaulted by US Army during Operation Persecution, commanded by Brigadier General Jens A. Doe. April 1944 the 32nd Division landed without opposition in the Aitape area, in conjunction with the main landing at Hollandia. The object of this operation was to secure and hold the Tadji Airfield, and hold the flank and prevent Japanese from Wewak from attacking toward Holla...||06/21/2006||616|
|The camp Hessental (the triangle pointing to the north) was set up in summer 1944 in the formaer barracks of the Reichsarbeitsdienst near the train station Hessental. The first occupancy with 600 inmates was on October 14th 1944, until December it were 800 inmates, mostly Polish jews from the area Radom.|
Systematical undernourishment and the hygienic deficency caused serious dese...
|Picture was taken by the 14th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron.|
The 14th flew combat reconnaissance missions in the European Theater of Operations from, 12 August 1943–25 April 1945 and conducted damage assessment of Germany until 23 July 1945.
|Kamp Vught was the only SS KZ camp in northwestern Europe and started 1942 untill it was liberated in october 1944.|
To the south east you see the former SS barracks.
Ironically the site on the former KZ ground is the Vught penitentiary.
|The two massive German works projects in the Cherbourg peninsular were intended for the launching of V-weapons toward England. The Germans had started construction of a protected launching site at Brecourt and like the giant V-2 launching bunker near Sottevast, both were captured by advancing Allied troops before their completion.|
The site at Sottevast was intended for operations...