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|303rd BG: Munster, Germany Bomb Strike - Mission #263, 26 October 1944||01/02/2008||1,114|
|119 Halifaxes of No 4 Group and 5 Pathfinder Lancasters carried out the first raid by RAF heavies on Münster since June 1943. 2 Halifaxes were lost. Many fires were seen but smoke prevented an accurate assessment of the bombing results. A brief report from Münster describes a 'sea of fire' in the southern part of the town which could not be entered for several hours and tells of water mains des...||10/30/2005||719|
|100th Bomb Group|
13th Combat Wing
3rd Air Division
|503 aircraft - 323 Lancasters, 167 Halifaxes, 11 Mosquitos to Bochum.|
This raid took place over a completely cloud-covered target but accurate Oboe skymarking enabled the all Lancaster/Halifax Main Force to cause severe damage to the centre of Bochum. 14 Lancasters and 10 Halifaxes lost, 4.8 per cent of the force.
|12 Venturas attacked a tanker at Brest. The ship was not hit but nearby dock installations were. 3 Venturas were lost.||10/29/2005||776|
|783 aircraft - 326 Lancasters, 202 Halifaxes, 143 Wellingtons, 99 Stirlings, 13 Mosquitos. The Pathfinder marking plan proceeded excellently until an Oboe Mosquito inadvertently released a load of target indicators 14 miles north-east of the target area. This caused part of the Main Force to waste its bombs on open country. But the main bombing caused extensive damage in the centre of Düsseldor...||10/29/2005||831|
|Warehouse district north of Muenster constructed in 1936, was formerly used by the German Armed Forces during World War II.||01/19/2010||727|
|Strike Photos for Group Mission #213 to Fulda-Plauen, Germany on Mar 19th, 1945.|
Plauen was the primary target but with full cloud cover over the target the group elected to proceed to bomb the marshalling yards at the secondary target (Fulda). The bomb drop was unusual in that one of the first bombs dropped by the group landed on a muntition train and the resultant explosion blew up mos...
Target type: Jet training field
Aerial photos show that the 376th Bomb Group had covered the entire field with clusters of fragmentation bombs.
|This is the technical department of FH Muenster in Steinfurt.||07/23/2006||186|
|University of Muenster (Germany)|
|The city of Muenster in Northrhine-Westphalia in Germany.|
The image overlay shows the cathedral, the church of Lambertus, the cityhall of the westphalian peace and parts of the university.
The blue cross marks the house of the most famous German student connections "Winfridia Breslau".