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457th BG (H), Mission 174

457th BG (H), Mission 174

These are photos of Group Mission #174 to Cologne, Germany on Jan 14th, 1945. The Allies were just breaking out of the battle of the bulge and pushing the Germany army back to Germany. This tactical mission was to destroy a bridge across the Rhine to prevent supplies from arriving and troops from fleeing. Bombing results were excellent.
Rating of 4.505/15/2006795Google Earth Logo
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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...
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457th BG (H), Mission 236, Seddin Marshalling Yards

457th BG (H), Mission 236, Seddin Marshalling Yards

20 April 1945

The marshalling yards at Seddin, south of Berlin, were the primary target. The Group comprised the 94th C Combat Wing. Lt. Col. Smith was Air Commander.

During assembly, the 41St Combat Wing flew through the assembly area, making it necessary for the 457th to deviate to the left of course in order to avoid a collision. Consequently, the route over E...
No rating yet06/02/2007655Google Earth Logo
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Bombing Hamburg harbor

Bombing Hamburg harbor

Strike pictures of the 457th BG. Date unknown

Found at http://www.457thbombgroup.org
No rating yet09/27/20081,649Google Earth Logo
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Bridge of Remagen

Bridge of Remagen

Aerial picture of the Bridge of Remagen, made by the 457th BG

Found at http://www.457thbombgroup.org

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No rating yet09/27/20081,908Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 56, Aviano Oil Storage

461st BG (H), Mission 56, Aviano Oil Storage

6 July 1944

The target for Mission No. 56, which was approximately 600 feet square, was probably the smallest target ever assigned to this Group. It was an oil storage plant in open country near an airdrome at the Town of Aviano, Italy. Major Burke continued to be the fair-haired Group leader when a score of 48 percent was recorded for this mission. Then 1st Lt. Ausbon E. Aldred...
No rating yet05/14/2007662Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 78, Almasfuzito Oil Refinery

461st BG (H), Mission 78, Almasfuzito Oil Refinery

9 August 1944

The veteran team of Lt. Colonel Knapp, Captain Strong, Lt. King, Lt. Coles, and Lt. Sullivan came through with their second superior mission of the young month when they scored 62 percent on the oil refinery at Almasfuzito, Hungary. Conditions for the attack were ideal -- CAVU weather, no fighters, and not too much flak. Although Captain Strong and Lt. Sullivan did...
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Crash of the Bomber Hard to Get in Brunkensen at 7 April 1945

Crash of the Bomber Hard to Get in Brunkensen at 7 April 1945

This B17-G of the 570th Bomb Squadron was shot down by a Messerschmitt Me262 at their 55 mission (Group Mission 291).

All crew members bailed out and captured as POWs.
No rating yet06/22/20071,012Google Earth Logo
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458th BG (H), Bad Reichenhall, 25 April 1945

458th BG (H), Bad Reichenhall, 25 April 1945

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Eighth Air Force): 2 missions are flown.
Mission 968: 589 bombers and 486 fighters fly the final heavy bomber
mission against an industrial target, airfields and rail targets in SE
Germany and Czechoslovakia; they claim 1-1-0 Luftwaffe aircraft (including
an Ar 234 jet); 6 bombers and 1 fighter are lost:
1. 307 B-17s are sent to hit t...
No rating yet08/01/2009606Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 41, Antheor Railroad Viaduct

461st BG (H), Mission 41, Antheor Railroad Viaduct

7 June 1944

Major Dooley celebrated his promotion by leading the first successful Group mission ever flown by this Group against a railroad viaduct. The target was at Antheor, France. A high overcast made it necessary to drop the bomb run to 18,000 feet. Using 1,000 pounders the bombardiers turned in a score of 49 percent in placing several hits directly on the viaduct. All plan...
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Lombadina mission, WA, Australia

Lombadina mission, WA, Australia

Lombadina mission, has been instaled since 1892. Today the Djarindjin-Lombadina Catholic School serves the Aboriginal communities.
Rating of 411/27/2005255Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 35, Wels Aircraft Factory

461st BG (H), Mission 35, Wels Aircraft Factory

30 May, 1944

At Wels, Austria, the Group had the new and pleasant experience of attacking an aircraft factory at which there was no flak. Neither were fighters seen on this mission. The lead navigator, Lt. Dusenberry, carefully kept the Group out of range of the heavily defended areas close to the target. The lead bombardier, Lt. Murphy, completely sprayed the target with incendi...
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