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|Sortie 2422 o the 7th PRG flown July 21, 1944 in Spitfire MK XI MB 948.||01/09/2009||573|
|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||703|
|Cricklewood Depot, North London, UK|
Sadly this railway depot is nothing more than a few carrage sidings.
Cricklewood was a large maintenance and train crew depot five miles out of St Pancras on the old Midland Railway mainline to the north. Electrification and the eventual development of Thameslink means that the trains are maintained at Hornsea.
It's last use was a...
|As railroads stretched across Minnesota in the 19th century, many small towns were platted along the tracks. Nearly every community that grew along the lines had a depot of its own. Today more than 50 Minnesota depots are listed on the National Register. The Canadian National Depot in Warroad, located on the only section of the Canadian Transcontinental Railway to cross U.S. land, is believed t...||01/26/2007||520|
|Montdidier Airfield on July 17, 1944. This was for bomb damage assessment. The airfield looks abandoned. |
FRIDAY, 14 JULY 1944
Mission 473: During the evening 131 B-24s are dispatched to hit airfields in France; 54 hit Montdidier Airfield and 39 hit Peronne Airfield; 9 B-24s are damaged. 40 other B-24s fail to bomb because of failure of blind-bombing equipment. Escort is ...
|Precision daylight bombing.|
|US 40th Photo Recon Squadron took this post-raid shot. The roundhouse, which had survived repeated bombing up to that point, was never the same. Only about half of the roundhouse was rebuilt.|
|119 aircraft - 100 Halifaxes, 14 Lancasters, 5 Mosquitos - of Nos 6 and 8 Groups attacked an oil refinery and storage depot at Donges, near the mouth of the River Loire. This was the start of a new campaign against oil targets in the occupied Countries. The bombing took place in good visibility. The target was severely damaged and a tanker was hit and capsized. No aircraft lost.||02/04/2007||629|
|The reemains of what was an oil store and depot on the banks of the Terneuzen Canal near Ghent after two raids by the Bomber Command. |
108 Lancasters and 5 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked and caused severe damage to the oil depot and storage tanks at Ertvelde Rieme to the north of Ghent. No aircraft lost.
|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.
|Pyanmana railway yard bombed by the No. 99 Squadron RAF.||03/03/2007||587|
|Photo taken over the target, 3 Nov '44, daylight raid by American B-29s based in India. Note the roundhouse & turntable, camouflaged factory/industrial roofs, old bomb craters, rolling stock in the yard. Note also the roof of the roundhouse - some light, some dark - evidence of patchwork from past raids. Also, note the shadow on the outer edge of the roundhouse. You can see where sunlight has s...||03/03/2007||733|