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|Drumburgh WWII Bombing Range Target Guide Arrow ||08/18/2008||880|
|Mawbray WWII Bombing Range Target Guide Arrow||08/18/2008||474|
|WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF. Picture made in February 1945. Berkamen (Northrhine-Westfalia) was one of the most destroyed small towns in Germany. Aim of the bombing raids were the coal mines and the Chemische Werke - today Schering AG ||10/05/2005||1,574|
|Another new era began in the Tularosa Basin on 1 July 1968, when the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing arrived at Holloman Air Force Base. The 49th's F-4 Phantom IIs introduced a new era of fighter aircraft training and operations, which continued for the next three decades and until today. In 1977 the 49th transitioned to the F-15 Eagle, the Air Force's top air-to-air weapon. In 1992, Holloman Air Fo...||01/28/2007||1,125|
|From the German Air Force Flying Training Center in Holloman, you can see a Tornado on RWY 16.||01/28/2007||695|
|The HHSTT is 10,788 feet long (3,288 meters). A world speed record of Mach 8.5 (6,416 mph / 10,325 km/h) was achieved by a four-stage rocket sled at Holloman Air Force Base on April 30, 2003.||05/03/2011||1,134|
|WWII practice target ranges (the small square/rectangular clearings). These ranges were used by Thunderbolts from the Millville Army Airfield in Millville NJ, nearby. Millville Army Airfield was America's first defense field and is home to a very nice aviation museum, dedicated to the field.||01/02/2006||623|
|Mission #35 of the 303rd BG |
Group aircraft flew in perfect formation to drop 61 1/2 tons of 500-lb. bombs on the target. The Germans made an attempt to conceal the target by the use of a smoke screen, but it proved to be ineffectual. Flak over the target at the 25,000 ft. bombing altitude was moderate and very little evasive action was necessary to avoid the bursts. Enemy air op...
|North of RAF Honington there is a bombing range from 1945 with concrete arrow showing the direction to targets. As targets you see a target marking and an outlined ship.|
You also see a lot of bomb craters around.
|28 June 1944 |
With the intentions of cutting the railroad lines connecting Bucharest and Ploesti, the Air Force again assigned the Chitila Marshalling Yard at Bucharest to the Group as a target. As has been the case on many of the missions which Colonel Glantzberg had led, poor weather hindered the success of the mission. A great deal of bad weather was experienced en route to th...
|Holloman Air Force Base is home to the world's longest test track of 50,788 feet, or nearly 10 miles. It is also the fastest test track at nearly 10,000 feet per second. In April 2003, the 846th Test Squadron set the world land speed record for a railed vehicle with a recent run of 6,453 mph, or Mach 8.5.||01/05/2006||797|
|13 February 1945 |
Mission No. 173 finally turned out to be another double header mission, each with a different target. A TWX which was received from the Air Force through channels, however, directed that in the future double header missions should be counted as one mission.
The target of the Red Force was the Central Repair Shops at Vienna, Austria. Major Poole l...