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301st BG (H), Mission 219, Marshalling Yard Verona

301st BG (H), Mission 219, Marshalling Yard Verona

28 January 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
In Italy, B-17's, with fighter escorts, bomb Aviano Airfield and Verona marshalling yard; B-24's hit the marshalling yard at Ferrara.
Rating of 311/29/2005761Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 162, Treviso Marshalling Yard

461st BG (H), Mission 162, Treviso Marshalling Yard

15 January 1945

Target: Treviso Marshalling Yard, Italy

A whole week passed before the Group was able to fly Mission No. 162. Finally, on the 15th of the month, Major Poole led another four flight formation in a visual attack on the marshalling yard at Treviso, Italy. Many of the bombs dropped short but others fell in the target area for a score of 32.1 percent. ...
No rating yet11/24/2009353Google Earth Logo
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301st BG (H), Mission 341, Oradea Marshalling Yard

301st BG (H), Mission 341, Oradea Marshalling Yard

6 September 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 542 B-24s attack communications targets in Rumania, Yugoslavia and Hungary and troop and tank concentrations in S Yugoslavia; in Rumania, 2 marshalling yards are hit at Oradea, and 2 nearby bridges over the Sebes Koros River; targets in Yugoslavia are a marshalling yard at Novi Sad, a bridge at Belgrade, and tanks and ...
No rating yet07/13/2007955Google Earth Logo
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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 ...
No rating yet11/21/2009410Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 201, Ceske Budejovice Marshalling Yard

461st BG (H), Mission 201, Ceske Budejovice Marshalling Yard

24 March 1945

On 24 March the Group bombed again in Czechoslovakia on the first mission in a long time to this country. The target was the marshalling yard at Ceske Budejovice. Captain Thackston led the formation against this undefended target. The patterns around the two aiming points were scattered but both of them carried completely across the marshalling yard. The two roundh...
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461st BG (H(, Mission 181, Kempten Marshalling Yard

461st BG (H(, Mission 181, Kempten Marshalling Yard

22 February 1945

Colonel Lawhon took off in the lead of a thirty-plane four box formation to attack the marshalling yard at Ingolstadt, Germany, on 22 February. Due to impassible weather he was compelled to abandon the primary target and search for a target of opportunity to be bombed visually. The target selected was the marshalling yard at Kempton, Germany. The choke point of ...
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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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Nice Marshalling Yard 1944

Nice Marshalling Yard 1944

Post-attack reconnaissance photograph shows destruction caused at Nice marshalling yard by aircraft of MASAF, which pounded communication objectives from 19 May to 16 August 1944.
Rating of 505/22/2007499Google Earth Logo
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456th BG (H), Mission 158, Hodonin Marshalling Yard

456th BG (H), Mission 158, Hodonin Marshalling Yard

20 November 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 192 B-24s and B-17s bomb the Blechhammer S oil refinery in Germany and the town of Prerov, Czechoslovakia, a target of opportunity; 284 others encounter bad weather and attack several alternate targets and targets of opportunity in Czechoslovakia including the town of Zlin and marshalling yards at Brno, Hodonin, and Br...
Rating of 506/26/2007740Google Earth Logo
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461st BG (H), Mission 204, Graz Marshalling Yards

461st BG (H), Mission 204, Graz Marshalling Yards

30 March 1945

Target: Graz Marshalling Yard, Austria

Mission No. 204 on the 30th of the month was a four plane "lone wolf' mission with the Vienna North Marshalling Yard as the primary target. Finding that the weather over the Alps was much better than had been briefed, Lt. Miller, who had taken over the lead, decided to abandon the primary target and to hit ...
No rating yet11/21/2009428Google Earth Logo
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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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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 ...
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