View Full Version : Solingen bomb raid, 5 November 1944 discussion

Captain Hornblower
03-28-2007, 03:03 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile10716/Solingen-bomb-raid,-5-November-1944.htm>Solingen bomb raid, 5 November 1944</a></b><br><br>173 Lancasters of No 3 Group carried out a G-H raid on Solingen. 1 Lancaster lost. Results of the raid were not observed, because of the complete cloud cover, but German reports show that this was an outstanding success. Most of the bombing fell accurately into the medium-sized town of Solingen. 1,300 houses and 18 industrial buildings were destroyed and 1,600 more buildings were severely damaged.<br><br><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/3395solingen.jpg>