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|Eight P-47 Thunderbolts attacked the area around Ingolstadt. At 13.36h the fighters came in from Neuburg and attacked a ammunition train. In case of this attack, four railcars explode and suffered heavy damage to the marshalling yard. Four people were killed and 70 more injured.||10/15/2007||921|
|Sharper overlay of the AUDI factory buildings and the new museum. Ingolstadt, Germany.||08/08/2005||1,079|
|STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Eighth Air Force): 2 missions are flown. Mission 928: 1,358 bombers and 662 fighters attack marshalling yards, ordnance depots, armament works and airfields in Germany; they claim 8-0-6 aircraft; 10 bombers and 1 P-51 are lost:|
1. 436 B-17s are dispatched to hit munitions dumps at Ingolstadt (211) and Grafenwohr (94), and the marshalling yard at Bayreuth (73); targe...
|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 ...
|Photographs of Helgoland taken before and after the attack by Bomber Command on 18 April 1945.|
Left - 16 April 1945
Right - 19 April 1945
18th April 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups attacked the naval base at Heligoland, the airfield and the town on this small island. The bombing was accurate and the target areas...
|In March 1945 towards the end of World War II, Stadtlohn was hit by massive allied airstrikes that almost destroyed the entire town. On March 31, 1945 British forces marched into the town.||10/22/2008||860|
|Aerial photo of Warsaw in 1945 from http://www.mapa.um.warszawa.pl/index/||08/15/2009||565|
|All photographs were taken on 18 April 1945, one day after the last big raid on the city.|
Dresden was both an important garrison as well as a centre of military industry during the Second World War. The bombing of Dresden by the Royal Air Force and by the United States Army Air Force between February 13 and February 15, 1945, remains one of the more controversial Allied actions o...
|STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Eighth Air Force): 3 missions are flown.|
Mission 935: 1,252 bombers and 846 fighters are dispatched to visually
attack underground oil storage, an ammunition plant and 10 jet airfields;
they claim 85-1-60 Luftwaffe aircraft; 7 bombers and 5 fighters are lost:
1. 333 B-17s are sent to hit a munitons plant at Wolfratshausen (76) and
|Semi-permanent heavy bomber airfield used by Fifteenth Air Force. Built by COE beginning in Sep 1943. One PSP runway with extensive taxiway and hardstand parking areas. Steel control tower. Opened 14 Mar 1944. Last combat operations flown in late April 1945. Closed on 4 Jul 1945. Today is agricultural area with no structures or any facilities in existence, however extensive evidence of land sca...||11/23/2009||768|
|It was here in a tent on may 4th. 1945 Field marschal Montgomery and Admiral von Friedeburg signed the german capitulation, and that had effect from may 5th.|
After the war the britons build up a memorial but it was taken away again 1953 and brought to Sandhurst military academy.
|Heart shaped lake near Ingolstadt||09/08/2011||326|