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Bombing of the Hazebrouck Marshalling Yards - 25 June 1941 - Related Files

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Hazebrouck Railway Yard, 29 June 1942

Hazebrouck Railway Yard, 29 June 1942

12 Bostons bombed railway yards at Hazebrouck without loss. 1 of the Bostons was manned by Captain Kegelman and his all-American crew, the first Americans of the Eighth Air Force to take part in a bomber operation. Their hosts were 226 Squadron at Swanton Morley.
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461st BG (H), Mission 37, Szolnok Marshalling Yard

461st BG (H), Mission 37, Szolnok Marshalling Yard

2 June 1944

The month of June began auspiciously with an excellent mission against the Marshalling Yards at Szolnok, Hungary. Captain Dooley led the Group with Colonel Glantzberg leading the second section. Good weather, but little flak, no enemy fighters.
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96th BG (H), Mission 300, Hagen - Hengstey Marshalling Yards

96th BG (H), Mission 300, Hagen - Hengstey Marshalling Yards

23 March 1945

The picture shows the first wave of bombs dropped by the allied B-17's.

519 B-17s are sent to hit marshalling yards Hengstey (113), Giesecke (91), Holzwickede (184) and the Unna yard at Dormund (38); secondary targets hit are Meschede (19) and marshalling yards at Siegen (93) and Marburg (10); targets of opportunity are Herdecke (10), Haliger (1) and...
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461st BG (H), Mission 198, Graz Marshalling Yard

461st BG (H), Mission 198, Graz Marshalling Yard

21 March 1945

Target: Graz Marshalling Yard, Austria

For Mission No. 198 on 21 March the marshalling yard at Graz turned out to be the alternate target selected for pathfinder bombing. The primary target had been the Bruck Marshalling Yard, Austria, but Major Poole, the formation leader, abandoned it because of poor visibility. One thousand pound general purpose ...
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461st BG (H), Mission 197, Wels Marshalling Yard

461st BG (H), Mission 197, Wels Marshalling Yard

20 March 1945

Lt. Colonel Hardy led a six box formation in attacking the Wels Main Marshalling Yard, Austria, on 20 March. Again 100 pound general purpose bombs were used. Despite an eight-tenths cloud coverage at the target, the bombing was done visually. As had repeatedly been the case during the month when the Group was attacking marshalling yards of secondary - importance, t...
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461st BG (H), Mission 176, Rosenheim - Kolbermoor Marshalling Yards

461st BG (H), Mission 176, Rosenheim - Kolbermoor Marshalling Yards

16 February 1945

On 16 February the Group finally came through with a superior bombing mission when Major Baker led a large formation against the Rosenheim West Marshalling Yard in Germany. A concentrated pattern of bombs fell across the East half of the small marshalling yard with many hits on freight cars, through tracks, and the choke point. With CAVU weather and no flak the ...
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461st BG (H), Mission 222, Linz Marshalling Yards

461st BG (H), Mission 222, Linz Marshalling Yards

25 April 1945

Linz Main Marshalling Yard, Austria

With the offensive in Italy progressing successfully, the Air Force suddenly turned to bombing in support of the Russian armies on the Southeastern front. The mission on 25 April 1945 was to Linz, Austria, with the Main Marshalling Yard as the primary target. Major Phillips led the mission with Lt. Colonel Gregory l...
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461st BG (H), Mission 188, Graz Marshalling Yards

461st BG (H), Mission 188, Graz Marshalling Yards

4 March 1945

Target: Graz Main Marshalling Yard, Austria

The mission of 4 March against Graz Main Marshalling Yard, Austria, found Major Rider leading a large formation. The bombs fell across the target area with twenty-five strikes on cars in the yard and other rail installations. An overhead pass was hit, while still other bombs fell on the tracks between the m...
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301st BG (H), Mission 331, Nis airfield

301st BG (H), Mission 331, Nis airfield

1 September 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 480+ B-17s and B-24s attack targets in Italy, Hungary and Yugoslavia; B-24s attack Boara Pisani, Italy; in Yugoslavia, B-17s and B-24s attack railroad bridges at Tesica/Moravac, Mitrovica, and Kraljevo, marshalling yards at Novi Sad and the airfield at Nish; in Hungary B-24s attack railroad bridges at Szolnok, and Mezot...
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Offenbach bomb strike

Offenbach bomb strike

The view of Offenbach near Frankfurt, Germany from inside a B-17 at 20,000 ft. The main bombing target was the marshalling yards at the railroad.
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461st BG (H), Mission 51, City of Bucharest on Pathfinder

461st BG (H), Mission 51, City of Bucharest on Pathfinder

28 June 1944

With the intentions of cutting the railroad lines connecting Bucharest and Ploesti, the Air Force again assigned the Chitila Marshalling Yard at Bucharest to the Group as a target. As has been the case on many of the missions which Colonel Glantzberg had led, poor weather hindered the success of the mission. A great deal of bad weather was experienced en route to th...
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Vaires-sur-Marne Marshalling Yard attacked by RAF on 27-28 June 1944

Vaires-sur-Marne Marshalling Yard attacked by RAF on 27-28 June 1944

214 Lancasters and 9 Mosquitos of Nos 1, 5 and 8 Groups attacked Vaires and Vitry railway yards. The No 8 Group raid on Vaires was particularly accurate; the Vitry yards were hit only at the western end. 4 Lancasters lost, 2 from each raid.
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