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Bombing of the Hazebrouck Marshalling Yards - 25 June 1941

Bombing of the Hazebrouck Marshalling Yards - 25 June 1941

Vertical aerial photograph taken during a 'Circus' operation by Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of Nos 21 and 110 Squadrons RAF, showing bombs bursting on goods trains, trucks, bridges and track at the western end of the marshalling yards at Hazebrouck, France.
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Pyinmana railway yard 26 November 1944, Myanmar (Burma)

Pyinmana railway yard 26 November 1944, Myanmar (Burma)

Pyanmana railway yard bombed by the No. 99 Squadron RAF.
No rating yet03/03/2007549Google Earth Logo
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BB Scharnhorst, Kiel

BB Scharnhorst, Kiel

Aerial reconnaissance photograph, probably taken by the British Royal Air Force circa February-June 1942. The arrow in upper right center marks the position of the battleship Scharnhorst, which was then under repair at the Kiel navy yard for damage received during the February 1942 "Channel Dash".
Rating of 510/18/2005894Google Earth Logo
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Bombed railway yard at Valenciennes , 15-16 June 1944

Bombed railway yard at Valenciennes , 15-16 June 1944

224 aircraft - 184 Lancasters, 30 Stirlings, 10 Mosquitos - of Nos 3 and 8 Groups attacked railway yards at Lens and Valenciennes. The raids took place in clear visibility and both targets were accurately bombed. 6 Lancasters were lost from the Lens raid and 5 Lancasters from Valenciennes.
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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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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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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.

See also:
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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Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

The notorious Burma-Siam railway, built by Commonwealth, Dutch and American prisoners of war, was a Japanese project driven by the need for improved communications to support the large Japanese army in Burma. During its construction, approximately 13,000 prisoners of war died and were buried along the railway.

An estimated 80,000 to 100,000 civilians also died in the course of t...
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Railway switch yard Zwijndrecht, NL

Railway switch yard Zwijndrecht, NL

One of the largest railway switch yards in the Netherlands. Dutch word is 'rangeerterrein'.
No rating yet09/21/2006282Google Earth Logo
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Migennes Railway damaged by Bombing - June 1944

Migennes Railway damaged by Bombing - June 1944

Photograph taken on 28 June 1944, after hitting the railway bridge and yards of Migennes.
Two tracks cut and train damaged by direct hit on south edge of bridge. About three tracks blocked by debris from one hit and 4 near misses on embankment west of bridge.
No rating yet10/27/2008328Google Earth Logo
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Dieppe (Overlay)

Dieppe (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Dieppe, France, from June 30th 1942, made from an altitude of 25,000 ft.

On August 19, 1942, during the Second World War, it was the site of the Dieppe Raid, a bloody landing by Allied soldiers, mainly Canadian.
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320th BG, Mission 126, Grosseto Marshalling Yard

320th BG, Mission 126, Grosseto Marshalling Yard

8 January 1944

TACTICAL OPERATIONS (Twelfth Air Force): B-25's bomb the harbor,warehouses, and railway at Metkovic, Yugoslavia. In Italy, A-20's hit railway stations at Frosinone and in the Colleferro-Segni area; B-26's bomb marshalling yards at Grosseto and Lucca; P-40's support the US Fifth Army in the mountains E and SE of Cassino, and, with A-36's, hit railway targets S of Rome...
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