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|An old airfield near Cerignola and home of the 456th Heavy bombardment group in World War II.||11/28/2005||749|
|This photo was taken from the camera pit in Thunderbird on March 28, 1944. The target was an airfield at Dijon, France. Bomb strikes can be seen in one area of buildings. A following group of fortresses wiped out the next group of buildings, while a third group demolished the third group of buildings. The airfield was completely destroyed.||09/26/2007||876|
|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 ...
|100th Bomb Group|
13th Combat Wing
3rd Air Division
|Aerial pictures of some missions flown by the 381st Bomb Group, 8th Air Fleet USAAF||11/01/2005||966|
|Aerial pictures of some missions flown by the 381st Bomb Group, 8th Air Fleet USAAF||11/01/2005||670|
|Aerial pictures of some missions flown by the 381st Bomb Group, 8th Air Fleet USAAF||11/01/2005||725|
|Close-up showing the 859th squadron number (X4) and the tail code (J+) that identifies the Liberator as 44-40132 I'LL BE AROUND.|
Lt Menweg's 44-40132 I'LL BE AROUND on the 29 Jun 44 Mission 43 to Magdeburg.
Note blank circle on the wing. Group letter had not yet been applied to any 492nd aircraft at this time.
Of 591 B-24s, 81 hit Magdeburg, 74 hit Oschersle...
|Home the 303th Bomb Group (H) "Hell's Angels"||12/13/2005||690|
|Charra Airfield is an abandoned airfield in India, located 5 miles (8.0 km) ExNE of Puruliya, in West Bengal.|
During World War II, the airfield hosted the United States Army Air Force 444th Bombardment Group. Charra was originally designed for B-24 Liberator use. In 1943 it was designated as a B-29 Superfortress Base for the planned deployment of the United States Army Air Forces...
|RAF Bury St Edmunds was a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 3 miles E of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. The airfield, now in private ownership and much reduced in size, is still active and is known as Rougham Airfield.|
The airfield was originally and is now again known as Rougham as it is located north of that village between the A14 and the main railway ...
|24 March 1945 |
Aerial photos show that the 376th Bomb Group had covered the entire field with clusters of fragmentation bombs.