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8th Air Force, Monheim Oil Depot, 15 October 1944 - Related Files

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Aerial Photo of Uebach - 5 October 1944

Aerial Photo of Uebach - 5 October 1944

October 3, 1944 - U.S. 1st army drove through section of Siegfried line at Ubach, front dispatches asserted.
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US Navy Base Facilities in Brisbane Area

US Navy Base Facilities in Brisbane Area

On 15 September 1944, Brisbane was a major U.S. Naval base. In a secret CinC, SWPA letter AG-461 dated 30 June 1944, it was reported that Brisbane provided an Operating Base for:-

* Task Forces
* Submarines and Escort Craft
* Convoy assembly port

It provided Logistic support as:-

* Commander Services...
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Oil storage facilities near Ghent destroyed, 18-19 August 1944

Oil storage facilities near Ghent destroyed, 18-19 August 1944

The reemains of what was an oil store and depot on the banks of the Terneuzen Canal near Ghent after two raids by the Bomber Command.

108 Lancasters and 5 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked and caused severe damage to the oil depot and storage tanks at Ertvelde Rieme to the north of Ghent. No aircraft lost.
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Vrutky - railway depot during bombing on September 13, 1944.

Vrutky - railway depot during bombing on September 13, 1944.

Military aid for the armed insurgent forces came from the American strategic Air Force on September 13, 1944. From September 10, 1944, they registered an increased movement of German transports at the Vrķtky railway station. This increase in activity was due to the transferrence of soldiers and military material from the German 1008th and the 1009th Battalions for the support of the 178th Divis...
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301st BG (H), Mission 412, Maribor Marshalling Yard, Slowenia

301st BG (H), Mission 412, Maribor Marshalling Yard, Slowenia

13 February 1945

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): In the Vienna area of Austria, 640+ B-17s and B-24s with fighter support hit the S ordnance depot, S and SE goods yards and depot, C repair shops, and Matzleinsdorf marshalling yard, and the marshalling yards at Graz, Austria; Sarvar, Hungary; and in Yugoslavia, 2 at Zagreb and 2 at Maribor, the Pula harbor, the Maribo...
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Hallinkangas Aerodrome - 10 August 1944

Hallinkangas Aerodrome - 10 August 1944

Former Finnish Air Force aerodrome now used by the Soviet Air Force at Hallinkangas on 10th August 1944.

Finnish National Archive SŲrnšinen. File PK 2266/1.
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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,...
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Culmont Railway Depot, 12-13 July 1944

Culmont Railway Depot, 12-13 July 1944

378 Lancasters and 7 Mosquitos of Nos 1, 5 and 8 Groups attacked railway targets at Culmont, Revigny and Tours. Culmont and Tours were accurately bombed but cloud interfered with the all-No 1 Group raid at Revigny and only half of the force bombed. 10 Lancasters were lost on the Revigny raid and 2 on the Culmont raid.
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Cricklewood

Cricklewood

Cricklewood Depot, North London, UK

Sadly this railway depot is nothing more than a few carrage sidings.
Cricklewood was a large maintenance and train crew depot five miles out of St Pancras on the old Midland Railway mainline to the north. Electrification and the eventual development of Thameslink means that the trains are maintained at Hornsea.
It's last use was a...
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RAF Birch in September 1944

RAF Birch in September 1944

RAF Birch is a former World War II airfield in England. It is located about 2 miles north-east of Tiptree in Essex.
Birch Airfield was assigned USAAF designation as Station 149.

Birch Airfield was allocated in August 1942 to the United States Army Air Force Eighth Air Force for development into a heavy bomber base but construction work did not get under way until well in...
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School bus depot in MT

School bus depot in MT

this depot is located in Great Falls.
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8th Air Force, Stralsund, 6 October 1944

8th Air Force, Stralsund, 6 October 1944

447 B-17s are dispatched to hit Stargard Airfield (199), aircraft factories at Neubrandenburg (73) and Stettin (12); targets of opportunity are Stralsund (110), Kappeln (36), Freienwalde (1) and other (1); 1 B-17 is lost and 34 damaged; 9 airmen are MIA. Escort is provided by 180 of 202 P-51s; they claim 3-1-3 aircraft in the air and 30-0-14 on the ground; 3 P-51s are lost (pilots MIA), 2 damag...
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