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10-29-2005, 10:00 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile10608/Bochum-bomb-strike,-12-13-June-1943.htm>Bochum bomb strike, 12-13 June 1943</a></b><br><br>503 aircraft - 323 Lancasters, 167 Halifaxes, 11 Mosquitos to Bochum.<br />
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This raid took place over a completely cloud-covered target but accurate Oboe skymarking enabled the all Lancaster/Halifax Main Force to cause severe damage to the centre of Bochum. 14 Lancasters and 10 Halifaxes lost, 4.8 per cent of the force.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/725383bochum.jpg>