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Post-raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Post-raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

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.

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http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24394/Pre-Raid-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-November-1944.htm
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24401/Bomb-run-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-...
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Cologne, 24 February 1945

Cologne, 24 February 1945

Recon photo of Cologne. At the upper right corner you can see the "Koelner Dom".
Rating of 410/24/20051,065Google Earth Logo
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Bremen bomb strike, 21 March 1945

Bremen bomb strike, 21 March 1945

133 Lancasters and 6 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked the Deutsche Vacuum oil refinery at Bremen .This appeared to be an accurate raid in clear weather conditions. No aircraft lost.
Rating of 310/30/20051,050Google Earth Logo
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Duelmen bomb strike, 22 March 1945

Duelmen bomb strike, 22 March 1945

Attack on Dülmen by 130 aircraft - 106 Halifaxes, 12 Lancasters, 12 Mosquitos - of Nos 4 and 8 Groups. No aircraft lost. This was an area attack and the town was soon burning after a concentrated raid in clear weather conditions. No other details are available.
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Bremen under Attack by RAF Bombers - March 1945

Bremen under Attack by RAF Bombers - March 1945

21 March 1945
133 Lancasters and 6 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked the Deutsche Vacuum oil refinery at Bremen .This appeared to be an accurate raid in clear weather conditions. No aircraft lost.
No rating yet10/27/20081,037Google Earth Logo
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Post Incendiary Strike, Nagoya, 13 March 1945

Post Incendiary Strike, Nagoya, 13 March 1945

Twentieth Air Force
Mission 41:

Attacking at altitudes ranging from 5,100 to 8,500 feet (1,554 to 2,591 m), 285 of 310 B-29s bomb the Nagoya, Japan urban area with incendiaries during the night of 11/12 Mar destroying 2.05 square miles (5.31 square km); 6 others hit a secondary target; 1 B-29 is lost.
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Pre-Raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Pre-Raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

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...
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Aerial Photo of Opladen at 22 March 1945

Aerial Photo of Opladen at 22 March 1945

27/28 December 1944
Opladen: 328 aircraft - 227 Halifaxes, 66 Lancasters, 35 Mosquitos. 2 Lancasters lost. 9 of the Mosquitos bombed 3½ hours before the main raid. The aiming point for the attack was the marshalling yards but results are not known.

6 March 1945
TACTICAL OPERATIONS (Ninth Air Force): In Germany, 260+ A-26s, and B-26s hit Recklinghausen, Siegburg, an...
Rating of 408/06/20081,598Google Earth Logo
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Bomb run photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Bomb run photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Precision daylight bombing.

See also:
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24394/Pre-Raid-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-November-1944.htm

http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24453/Post-raid-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-November-1944.htm
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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 305/15/2006699Google Earth Logo
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RAF photo The Hague 18 March 1945

RAF photo The Hague 18 March 1945

On the right you also see the site of the accidental bombing of the Bezuidenhoud area.
In the Second World War German V-2 rockets were stationed in the park just north to this district, called Haagse Bos. On 3 March 1945 the allies attempted to destroy V-2s and launching equipment by a large-scale bombardment, but due to navigational errors the Bezuidenhout was destroyed; 500 people were...
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Holzwickede II (Overlay)

Holzwickede II (Overlay)

Aerial reconnaissance pictures of the air raid against Holzwickede, Germany on March 23rd 1945. It's assumed that the pictures were shot on March 26th.

Target was the train station of Holzwickede.
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