8 July 1944, Target: Korneuburg Oil Refinery, Austria
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
In Austria, 520+ B-17s and B-24s attack targets in the Vienna, Austria area bombing refineries at Vosendorf and Korneuburg, the airfield at Zwolfaxing, Markersdorf, and Munchendorf, and marshalling yard and oil storage at Vienna/Floridsdorf, and the airfield at Veszprem; fight...
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