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Strike photos of the 100th Bomb Group, 1943 - 1945 - Related Files

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457th BG (H), Mission 213

457th BG (H), Mission 213

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...
Rating of 305/15/2006752Google Earth Logo
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Neuburg bomb strike, 24 March 1945

Neuburg bomb strike, 24 March 1945

Mission: #436
Target type: Jet training field

Aerial photos show that the 376th Bomb Group had covered the entire field with clusters of fragmentation bombs.
Rating of 410/26/2005685Google Earth Logo
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Nordhausen bomb strike, 4 April 1945

Nordhausen bomb strike, 4 April 1945

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.
Rating of 310/30/2005936Google Earth Logo
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381st Bomb Group 1943

381st Bomb Group 1943

Aerial pictures of some missions flown by the 381st Bomb Group, 8th Air Fleet USAAF
No rating yet11/01/2005669Google Earth Logo
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376th BG (H) - Mission 436 - Neuburg Airfield

376th BG (H) - Mission 436 - Neuburg Airfield

24 March 1945

Aerial photos show that the 376th Bomb Group had covered the entire field with clusters of fragmentation bombs.
No rating yet01/20/2009677Google Earth Logo
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381st Bomb Group 1945

381st Bomb Group 1945

Aerial pictures of some missions flown by the 381st Bomb Group, 8th Air Fleet USAAF
No rating yet11/01/2005639Google Earth Logo
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398th BG (H), Lichtenfels, Germany - 23 February 1945

398th BG (H), Lichtenfels, Germany - 23 February 1945

On Feb 23, 1945, the 398th Bomb Group Low Squadron Lead in A/C 44-8476 led by Major Jean Miller, 603rd Squadron and Captain Kenneth W. Beckstrom, 603rd Squadron hit Lichtenfels, Germany with 13 planes from 13,000 ft. as a "target of opportunity." Lichtenfels is about halfway between Frankfurt and Eger, Czechoslovakia (now called Cheb).

This photo shows the partial resul...
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Koblenz bomb strike, 19.09.1944

Koblenz bomb strike, 19.09.1944

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.

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Rating of 406/09/20091,972Google Earth Logo
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457th BG (H), Mission 221

457th BG (H), Mission 221

A strike photo showing bomb straddling the river at Bremen shipyards on Mar 30th, 1945.
Rating of 305/15/2006717Google Earth Logo
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Muenster bomb strike, 12 September 1944

Muenster bomb strike, 12 September 1944

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...
Rating of 410/30/2005724Google Earth Logo
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303rd BG - Bomb strike on Muenster, Germany

303rd BG - Bomb strike on Muenster, Germany

303rd BG: Munster, Germany Bomb Strike - Mission #263, 26 October 1944
No rating yet01/02/20081,120Google Earth Logo
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Vipiteno bomb strike, 8 April 1945

Vipiteno bomb strike, 8 April 1945

Mission: #446
Target type: railroad bridge

Thirty two aircraft of the 376th BG had numerous, excellent hits registered.
No rating yet10/26/2005531Google Earth Logo
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