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461st BG (H), Mission 39, Fornovo di Taro Railroad Bridge

461st BG (H), Mission 39, Fornovo di Taro Railroad Bridge

5 June 1944

On this mission Lt. Colonel Hawes took his turn at missing a railroad bridge. The primary target was a railroad bridge at Borgo Val di Tare on the East side of the Apennines. This target was obscured by built-up cumulus clouds. After making three unsuccessful attempts to locate the target, the Group flew across to the west side of the Apennines to attack the First Al...
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461st BG (H), Mission 38, Orelle Railroad Bridge and Viaduct

461st BG (H), Mission 38, Orelle Railroad Bridge and Viaduct

4 June 1944

The target for this mission was a pinpoint target in the Alps Mountains. A railroad bridge and viaduct at Orelle, Italy. The Group maintained its poor record against bridges by missing the target because of the failure of the formation leaders to properly identify the target.
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301st BG (H), Mission 340, Budapest Railroad Bridge

301st BG (H), Mission 340, Budapest Railroad Bridge

5 September 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 430+ B-17s and B-24s, with fighter escort, attack communications targets in Hungary and N Italy to impede the withdrawal from the lower Balkans and to disrupt railroad communications in N Italy; targets hit are 2 railroad bridges at Budapest and 1 each at Szolnok and Szob, Hungary and a railroad bridge at Ferrara, Ital...
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340th BG, Mission, Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge

340th BG, Mission, Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge

24 February 1945

In Italy during the night of 23/24 Feb, A-20s bomb marshalling yards, including those at Castelfranco Veneto, Rovereto, Villafranca di Verona, and Legnago, and airfields at Villafranca di Verona, Ghedi, and Bergamo; medium bombers bomb rail lines, bridges, bridge approaches, and fills at Bozzolo, Santa Margherita d'Adige, San Michele all'Adige, Pizzighetone, and...
No rating yet06/06/2007579Google Earth Logo
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320th BG, Mission 363, Peschiera del Garda Railroad Bridge (Bomb Plot)

320th BG, Mission 363, Peschiera del Garda Railroad Bridge (Bomb Plot)

1 October 1944

19 B-26's were over the target and dropped 76 x 1000 lb demolition bombs on the bridge at 11:44 hours from 9759 to 9250 ft.
No rating yet05/11/2007724Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 163, Brod Railway Bridge

461st BG (H), Mission 163, Brod Railway Bridge

19 January 1945

Target: Brod Railroad Bridge, Yugoslavia

On the 19th of the month Major Mixson led a three flight formation on an attack on the railroad bridge across the Sava River at Brod, Yugoslavia. Despite the fact that some of the bombs were over, there was a solid concentration and direct hits on the target. The mission was scored at 43 percent, the highes...
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320th BG, Mission 398, Voghera Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 398, Voghera Railroad Bridge

5 November 1944

The Bridge was bombed by 18 B-26's, which dropped 139 x 500 lb demolition bombs and 5 x 500 lb demolition bombs with 6 hour delay fuses at 15:39 hours from 9600 to 8600 ft.
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320th BG, Mission 418, Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 418, Pizzighettone Railroad Bridge

18 November 1944

34 B-26's dropped 119 x 1.000 lb demolition bombs and 12 x 1.000 lb demolition bombs with 6 hour delay fuses on the alternate target at 12:21 hours.
The primary target, Avisio Railroad Viaduct, was obscured by a effective smoke screen.
No rating yet05/08/2007625Google Earth Logo
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320th BG, Mission 426, Breisach Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 426, Breisach Railroad Bridge

33 B-26's of the 441Sq & 442 Sq dropped at 14:12 hours, 135 x 1000 lb demolition bombs.
No rating yet05/07/2007461Google Earth Logo
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301st BG (H), Mission 348, Sava Railroad Bridge Belgrade

301st BG (H), Mission 348, Sava Railroad Bridge Belgrade

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 463 B-17s and B-24s, some with fighter escort, hit marshalling yards at Subotica and Szeged, Hungary and railroad bridges at Novi Sad and Belgrade, Yugoslavia and Szob, and Budapest, Hungary; fighters maintain cover over the Budapest area.
No rating yet12/12/20071,119Google Earth Logo
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320th BG, Mission 408, Voghera Railroad Bridge

320th BG, Mission 408, Voghera Railroad Bridge

8 November 1944

18 B-26's dropped 141 x 500 lb demolition bombs on the primary target at 13:38 hours from 9500 to 8500 ft.
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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.
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