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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...
Rating of 305/15/2006752Google Earth Logo
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Graz bomb strike, 19 February 1945

Graz bomb strike, 19 February 1945

Mission: #412
Target type: marshalling yard

The main target was hit with poor results. One squadron bombed Fiume, Italy, Ship Yards (secondary target), also with poor results.
No rating yet10/26/2005491Google Earth Logo
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Neuburg bomb strike, 24 March 1945

Neuburg bomb strike, 24 March 1945

Mission: #436
Target type: Jet training field

Aerial photos show that the 376th Bomb Group had covered the entire field with clusters of fragmentation bombs.
Rating of 410/26/2005686Google Earth Logo
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398th BG (H), Lichtenfels, Germany - 23 February 1945

398th BG (H), Lichtenfels, Germany - 23 February 1945

On Feb 23, 1945, the 398th Bomb Group Low Squadron Lead in A/C 44-8476 led by Major Jean Miller, 603rd Squadron and Captain Kenneth W. Beckstrom, 603rd Squadron hit Lichtenfels, Germany with 13 planes from 13,000 ft. as a "target of opportunity." Lichtenfels is about halfway between Frankfurt and Eger, Czechoslovakia (now called Cheb).

This photo shows the partial resul...
No rating yet11/23/2009849Google Earth Logo
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Amstetten bomb strike, 20 March 1945

Amstetten bomb strike, 20 March 1945

Mission: #432
Target type: marshalling yard

The main target of the 376th BG for the day was St. Valentin, Austria Tank Works. The secondary target was St. Polten, Austria, Marshalling Yard.

Of all the bombs dropped, 34% of the bombs from the 512th, 513th, and the 514th were within 1,000 feet of the target at Amstetten. The 515th hit St. Polten. Of the bombs ...
No rating yet10/26/2005544Google Earth Logo
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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 305/15/2006718Google Earth Logo
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Vipiteno bomb strike, 8 April 1945

Vipiteno bomb strike, 8 April 1945

Mission: #446
Target type: railroad bridge

Thirty two aircraft of the 376th BG had numerous, excellent hits registered.
No rating yet10/26/2005531Google Earth Logo
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Offenbach bomb strike

Offenbach bomb strike

The view of Offenbach near Frankfurt, Germany from inside a B-17 at 20,000 ft. The main bombing target was the marshalling yards at the railroad.
Rating of 311/01/20052,198Google Earth Logo
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303rd BG - Bomb strike on Muenster, Germany

303rd BG - Bomb strike on Muenster, Germany

303rd BG: Munster, Germany Bomb Strike - Mission #263, 26 October 1944
No rating yet01/02/20081,120Google Earth Logo
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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...
No rating yet03/03/2007696Google Earth Logo
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Wien bomb strike, 22 March 1945

Wien bomb strike, 22 March 1945

Mission: #434

Target type: ordnance depot

Forty aircraft of the 376th BG, loaded with 38 tons of fragmentation bombs and 35 tons of hundred pound bombs, covered the entire area completely.
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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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