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|Photograph taken on 28 June 1944, after hitting the railway bridge and yards of Migennes.|
Two tracks cut and train damaged by direct hit on south edge of bridge. About three tracks blocked by debris from one hit and 4 near misses on embankment west of bridge.
|21 March 1945|
20 Lancasters of No 617 Squadron attacked the Arbergen railway bridge just outside Bremen. 2 piers of the bridge were destroyed. 1 Lancaster lost.
|The first 12,000-lb Tallboy bombs developed by Barnes Wallis were used on this night by 617 Squadron in a raid on a railway tunnel near Saumur, 125 miles south of the battle area. The raid was prepared in great haste because a German Panzer unit was expected to move by train through the tunnel. The target area was illuminated with flares by 4 Lancasters of 83 Squadron and marked at low level by...||02/11/2007||1,517|
|An aerial view of the Railway Bridge which was blown by the Germans on Sunday 17th September 1944.||05/13/2006||1,410|
|This picture shows the results from an attack of RAF bombers against the approaches of the Venlo railway bridge.||10/27/2008||963|
|Yap runway (Caroline Island Group) was target on 22 June 1944 for Consolidated B-24 Liberators of 13th Air Task Force, which bombed and destroyed 16 Japanese planes set five fuel trucks afire, and completed the roundtrip of about 2,100 miles with no looses.||02/27/2007||685|
|Destroyed by the RAF.||10/20/2005||761|
|Military aid for the armed insurgent forces came from the American strategic Air Force on September 13, 1944. From September 10, 1944, they registered an increased movement of German transports at the Vrútky railway station. This increase in activity was due to the transferrence of soldiers and military material from the German 1008th and the 1009th Battalions for the support of the 178th Divis...||06/25/2007||879|
|20 Lancasters of No 617 Squadron attacked the Arberger railway bridge just outside Bremen. 2 piers of the bridge were destroyed. 1 Lancaster lost.||10/31/2005||1,366|
|Aerial image of the Pegasus Bridge area of Normandy taken on 6th June 1944. This was the scene of the first British landing on D-Day, when men of the 6Th Airborne Division used gliders (which can be clearly seen in the image) to land behind enemy lines and secure the bridge over the Caen Canal. This was later re-named 'Pegasus' bridge, in honour of the badge worn by the 6th Airborne. ||10/23/2008||1,242|
|Bombed by the RAF May 1944.||02/11/2007||578|
|This bridge (actually opening on the photo), also known as the Bénouville Bridge after the neighbouring village, was a major objective of the British 6th Airborne Division, which was landed units by glider near it during the Normandy Invasion on the 5th/6 June 1944. It was given the permanent name of Pegasus Bridge in honour of the operation. This name derives from the shoulder emblem worn by t...||11/05/2006||846|