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301st BG (H), Mission 396, Medvedov Road Bridge

301st BG (H), Mission 396, Medvedov Road Bridge

2 December 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
Around 500 B-17s and B-24s attack Blechhammer N and S and Odertal, Germany oil refineries; the Floridsdorf oil refinery at Vienna and the marshalling yard at Strasshof, Austria; Celldomolk, Hungary marshalling yard; and Medvedov, Czechoslovakia highway bridge, plus scattered targets of opportunity in C and E Eur...
No rating yet12/14/2007755Google 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 yet07/04/2007693Google Earth Logo
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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...
No rating yet07/13/2007747Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 218, Lusia Road Bridge

461st BG (H), Mission 218, Lusia Road Bridge

20 April 1945

Major Phillips led the successful mission of 20 April against the Lusia Bridge in Northern Italy. This bridge, one of the few left standing, spanned the Adigo River and was being used by the retreating Germans.

One thousand pound RDX bombs were dropped to obtain excellent results. Flak at target, described as slight, inaccurate, and heavy, damaged o...
No rating yet05/11/2007469Google 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 yet12/12/20071,093Google Earth Logo
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301st BG (H), Mission 343, Vienna Schwechat oil refinery

301st BG (H), Mission 343, Vienna Schwechat oil refinery

10 September 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): In Austria, 344 B-17s and B-24s bomb 5 ordnance depots and SE industrial area in Vienna and 2 oil refineries in the area. 88 B-24s escorted by P-38s and P-51s bomb the port of Trieste, Italy. and 45 B-24s, with P-51s escorting, fly a supply mission to Lyon, France.
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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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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 311/29/2005742Google 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 yet07/31/2007843Google Earth Logo
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457th BG (H), Mission 174

457th BG (H), Mission 174

These are photos of Group Mission #174 to Cologne, Germany on Jan 14th, 1945. The Allies were just breaking out of the battle of the bulge and pushing the Germany army back to Germany. This tactical mission was to destroy a bridge across the Rhine to prevent supplies from arriving and troops from fleeing. Bombing results were excellent.
Rating of 4.505/15/2006800Google 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 yet05/14/2007582Google Earth Logo
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Bombing Frankfurt

Bombing Frankfurt

Mission of the 100th BG. Date unknown...

Found at http://www.100thbg.com/
No rating yet09/27/2008911Google Earth Logo
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