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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 yet12/12/20071,083Google Earth Logo
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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...
No rating yet05/14/2007540Google Earth Logo
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301st BG (H), Mission 398, Oil Depot Regensburg

301st BG (H), Mission 398, Oil Depot Regensburg

28 December 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
480+ B-17s and B-24s attack Regensburg oil storage and freight yard in Germany; marshalling yards at Zwettl, Amstetten, Kallwang, Hieflau, and Salzburg, Austria; oil refineries at Kralupy nad Vltava, Kolin, and Pardubice and oil storage and sidings at Roudnice nad Labem and the Nymburk railroad bridge at Kammern,...
Rating of 311/29/2005732Google Earth Logo
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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.
No rating yet05/14/2007574Google Earth Logo
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301st BG (H), Mission 350, Debrecen Marshalling Yard

301st BG (H), Mission 350, Debrecen Marshalling Yard

21 September 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 345 B-17s and B-24s attack marshalling yards at Debreczen and Bekescsaba, Hungary, the railroad at Brod, Yugoslavia and in Hungary, highway bridges at Baja, in the Kiskore area, and at Tiszafured, plus the Novi Sad, Yugoslavia railroad bridge; 42 P-38s dive-bomb the Osijek, Yugoslavia marshalling yard; other fighters ...
No rating yet07/31/2007837Google Earth Logo
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301st BG (H), Mission 399, Castelfranco Locomotive Repair Depot

301st BG (H), Mission 399, Castelfranco Locomotive Repair Depot

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): Almost 450 B-17s and B-24s attack marshalling yards at Innsbruck and Salzburg, Austria; Passau, Rosenheim, and Landshut, Germany; and 2 at Verona, Italy; the Brenner rail line, and in Italy, the Castelfranco Veneto and Udine locomotive repair depots, and Bressanone railroad bridge. 14 P-38s bomb road a bridge S of Rosenheim, Germany. Around 300 other ...
No rating yet07/04/2007688Google 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 yet05/11/2007655Google Earth Logo
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Szechenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest

Szechenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest

Széchenyi Lánchíd or Széchenyi Chain Bridge is one of the most famous bridges of Budapest, Hungary. It connects Buda and Pest (the west and east side of the capital) across the River Danube.

Its two ends are Roosevelt square (with the Gresham Palace and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and Adam Clark square (the Zero Kilometre Stone, and the lower end of the Budapest Funicular,...
Rating of 508/07/2005617Google 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...
No rating yet11/24/2009385Google Earth Logo
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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.
Rating of 305/10/2007560Google Earth Logo
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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 yet05/08/2007606Google 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 yet05/07/2007444Google Earth Logo
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