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|303rd BG: Munster, Germany Bomb Strike - Mission #263, 26 October 1944||01/02/2008||1,133|
|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.
|100th Bomb Group|
13th Combat Wing
3rd Air Division
|A strike photo showing bomb straddling the river at Bremen shipyards on Mar 30th, 1945.||05/15/2006||729|
|1 Mosquito to Mainz was lost.||10/26/2005||794|
Target type: railroad bridge
Thirty two aircraft of the 376th BG had numerous, excellent hits registered.
|Bomber Command paid some visit to Antwerpen and caused considerable amount of damage||10/30/2005||706|
|On 19.09.1944 at 15:03 119 B17 of 447th Bomb Group (mission: #146) dropped 244,3 tons of bombs on the marschalling yard Koblenz-Mosel and the Rhine bridges. A railroad AA-gun was also destroyed. The air raid caused 144 deads and 133 injured people.|
About 40 years later a plaque was installed in the city to commemorate the victims of the bomb war.
|20 Lancasters of No 617 Squadron attacked the Arberger railway bridge just outside Bremen. 2 piers of the bridge were destroyed. 1 Lancaster lost.||10/30/2005||1,216|
|243 Lancasters and 1 Mosquito of No 5 Group, with 8 Pathfinder Mosquitos, attacked the barracks and the town of Nordhausen, which was severely damaged. 1 Lancaster lost.||10/30/2005||951|
|12 Venturas attacked a tanker at Brest. The ship was not hit but nearby dock installations were. 3 Venturas were lost.||10/29/2005||794|