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06-29-2007, 04:29 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile26013/461st-BG-(H),-Mission-119,-Isotta-Fraschini-Works,-Milan,-Italy.htm>461st BG (H), Mission 119, Isotta Fraschini Works, Milan, Italy</a></b><br><br>461st BG (H), Mission #119<br />
20 October 1944<br />
Target: Isotta Fraschini Works, Milan, Italy<br />
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After having hammered away despite adverse weather conditions in Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Germany for three weeks in October, the Group was assigned on 20 October to attack the lightly defended Isotta Fraschini Works at Milan, Italy. Weather conditions on this mission were extremely good, but the Group failed to completely take advantage of the light defenses and the good weather by dropping only 29 percent of its bombs within the prescribed area. <br />
A bomb felt for error on the school Crispi of Gorla, and destroyed the building. All teachers and 184 children died. In total that day died 614 people in Milan.<br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/3498221.jpg>