92nd Bomb Group
Missions Flown in World War II

This is a list of missions flown by the 92nd Bomb Group (H) in World War II. It is an ongoing work with details being added as time permits. We also hope to eventually include the missions flown by the 92nd Bomb Wing, the 92nd Air Refueling Wing and the 325th Bomb Squadron.

1942
1943
1944
1945

 

1942
1 6 Sept Meaulte, Fr Avion Potez a/c plant
1 lost

 

 

2 26 Sept Cherbourg, Fr diversion

 

 

-- 2 Oct diversion along Fr coast no credit given

 

 

3 9 Oct Lille, St. Omer, Fr Compagnie de Fives steel works, Ateliers D'Hellemes locomotive, freight car factory (Lille);
aviation facility/air base-- target of last resort (St. Omer);
1 a/c lost, 1 man bailed; mid-air -- both a/c landed okay
Sgt. Mervin G. Bush - 326 Sq - TG - rec'd. first Air Medal in ETO for shooting down two FW 190s (also rec'd. credit for one damaged a/c)
first mission for 407th Sq

 

 

4 21 Oct Cherbourg airfield
no bombs dropped/clouds

 

 

-- 6 Dec diversion flew as 11Combat Crew Replacement Center (CCRC); recalled while over base

 

 

-- 12 Dec feint flew as 11CCRC

 

 

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1943

 

 
Several 92nd BG crews went on detached service, flying missions with other bomb groups during March and April 1943. This included missions on 4 March to Hamm, 18 March to Vegesack, 22 March to Wilhelmshafen and 17 April to Bremen, in which 27 airmen were lost.

 

 
5 14 May Kiel, Ger shipyards; 1 lost

 

 

6 15 May Heligoland Düne, Ger target of opportunity (T/O); (Wilhelmshafen primary); 1 lost

 

 

7 17 May Lorient, Fr sub pens at Keroman

 

 

8 19 May Kiel shipyard's turbine engine facility

 

 

9 29 May St. Nazaire, Fr sub pens
first mission for YB-40s

 

 

10 11 June Wilhelmshafen, Ger shipyard/sub pens (secondary target); (Bremen primary)

 

 

11 13 June Bremen, Ger shipyards/sub pens
all a/c damaged-- heavy AA

 

 

-- 15 June Recall before Fr coast

 

 

12 22 June Hüls, Ger I.G. Farben Industrie Chemische Werke synthetic rubber plant
1 YB-40 lost
first daylight raid over Ruhr
first mission under new Combined Bomber Offensive

 

 

13 25 June Oldenburg, Ger Bloehm & Voss sub shops (T/O), (Hamburg primary)

 

 

14 26 June Villacoublay, Poissy, Fr air depot (Villacoublay-- primary), air base (Poissy-- secondary)

 

 

15 28 June St. Nazaire sub pens
bombers took out the only serviceable lock entrance to U-boat basin

 

 

16 29 June Villacoublay air base
bombs not dropped/clouds

 

 

17 4 July Nantes, Fr aircraft factory
Sgt. Richard O. Gettys - 326th Sq - BT - rec'd Distinguished Service Cross
1 lost; several casualties

 

 

18 10 July Caen, Fr marshalling yard
bombs not dropped/clouds

 

 

19 14 July Villacoublay air base; two casualties

 

 

20 17 July Hannover, Ger industrial complexes; recalled

 

 

21 24 July Heroya, Nor uncompleted Nordisk Littmetal works, magnesium mine, reducing plant;
two casualties ;
beginning of Little Blitz Week;
longest mission to date (1800 miles);
led 8AF; mission commander Col. Wm. M. Reid, group CO, rec'd Silver Star

 

 

-- 25 July Kiel wing abandoned; unable to meet with division/weather

 

 

22 26 July Hannover Continental Gummiwerke A.G. Wahrenwalderstrasse tire plant (synthetic rubber)
1 lost, 2 ditched (crews rescued), 1 bailed, 2 casualties
CMH to F/O John C. Morgan

 

 

23 28 July Kassel, Ger Feisler Flugzeubau a/c assembly plant; 2 lost
last mission for YB-40s

 

 

24 29 July Kiel port area; 2 casualties

 

 

25 12 Aug Bochum, Ger (T/O) Ruhr Valley; (Gelsenkirchen primary); heavy industrial complex
4 lost; 11 casualties

 

 

26 15 Aug Vlissingen, Neth air base (secondary)

 

 

27 16 Aug Le Bourget, Fr air base
last YB-40 mission

 

 

28 17 Aug Schweinfurt, Ger ball bearing plants; 2 lost
part of Schweinfurt/Regensburg double strike; 8th AF lost 60 bombers

 

 

29 19 Aug Flushing,Gilze-Rijen, Neth air bases
Lt. Arthur Stone - pilot - first in 326 Sq to complete his tour

 

 

30 24 Aug Villacoublay FW 190 assembly plant

 

 

31 27 Aug Watten, Fr V-1 launch sites; target kept secret
three target runs
1 ditched, crew safe; at least 3 casualties

 

 

32 31 Aug Amiens/Glisy, Fr airfield (last resort); (Romilly air depot primary)
led 8th AF; mission commander Col. Wm. M. Reid, group CO

 

 

-- 2 Sept airfields NW Fr abandoned at Fr coast/heavy clouds

 

 

33 3 Sept St. André de L'Eure, Fr aerodrome (secondary), (Romilly Sur Seine primary)
1 lost

 

 

34 6 Sept Strasbourg, Fr; Baden-Baden, Ger industrial complexes, T/Os; (Stuttgart primary)
3 lost; 4 ditched, crews rescued

 

 

35 7 Sept Brussels/Evere, Belg air base

 

 

36 9 Sept Lille, Vendeville air bases
last mission flown from Alconbury

 

 

 
No missions flown 10-22 September due to move from Alconbury to Podington

 

 

37 23 Sept Nantes sub pens, port installations
1 a/c cr during assembly

 

 

38 27 Sept Emden, Ger port installations
first PFF mission by 482nd BG
first time P-47s accompanied entire mission to Ger

 

 

39 2 Oct Emden port installations

 

 

40 4 Oct Frankfurt am Main, Ger a/c sub assembly
1 lost; several casualties
T/Sgt. Glen R. Hansen - R - 326th Squadron - received Oak Leaf Cluster to Silver Star

 

 

41 8 Oct Bremen a/c plant complex

 

 

42 9 Oct Gdynia, Pol port installations, liner Stuttgart; 1 lost
longest mission of war (1500 miles)

 

 

43 10 Oct Coësfeld, Ger T/O; (Münster primary)

 

 

44 14 Oct Schweinfurt ball bearing plants; heaviest rocket attacks
6 lost, 4 wounded, 1 killed, 2 crash-landed in England; 60 lost by 8th AF
known as Black Thursday
S/Sgt. Winston Toomey - 407 Sq - togglier - awarded Distinguished Service Cross; fatally wounded, but refused treatment until bombs dropped

 

 

45 20 Oct Düren, Ger industrial center;
abandoned just after entering enemy coast/clouds

 

 

46 3 Nov Wilhelmshaven port/sub works

 

 

47 5 Nov Gelsenkirchen, Ger marshalling yard; 1 lost; several casualties

 

 

48 16 Nov Knaben, Nor molybdenum mining complex; 1 lost

 

 

-- 23 Nov first planned bombing of Berlin scrubbed before t/o/icing conditions

 

 

49 26 Nov Bremen port/sub facilities; 2 lost; several casualties

 

 

-- 30 Nov Solingen, Ger industrial complex; 1 a/c cr t/o; unable to bomb/weather

 

 

50 1 Dec Solingen industrial complex; 1 lost

 

 

51 5 Dec LaRochelle, Fr air base; abandoned/clouds

 

 

52 11 Dec Emden dock area, industrial center

 

 

53 13 Dec Kiel sub pens

 

 

54 16 Dec Bremen port area; 1 lost

 

 

55 20 Dec Bremen port area; 1 lost

 

 

56 22 Dec Osnabrück, Ger marshalling yards; 1 lost

 

 

57 24 Dec Gueschart/Beauvoir, Fr V-1 (Crossbow) sites (NOBALL)

 

 

58 30 Dec Ludwigshafen, Ger I.G. Farben Industrie chemical plant

 

 

59 31 Dec Cognac & Chateaubernard, Bordeaux, Fr air bases (secondary target); (Merignoc primary); 3 lost

 

 

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1944
 
60 4 Jan Kiel port complex; 2 lost

 

61 5 Jan Kiel port complex
led division

 

62 7 Jan Ludwigshafen I.G. Farben Industrie chemical plant, works

 

63 11 Jan Oschersleben, Ger aviation plants (secondary); (Halberstadt primary)
2 lost, 4 casualties
heaviest opposition since Black Thursday
Distinguished Unit Citation

 

64 14 Jan Lingen, Fr V-1 (Crossbow) sites (NOBALL)
bombing by squadrons

 

65 21 Jan LePlouy/Ferme, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL)
returned w/o bombing/weather

 

66 29 Jan Frankfurt am Main industrial center; 1 lost
two formations sent-- 53 a/c
first time 92BG flying own PFF a/c

 

67 30 Jan Brunswick, Ger aviation plants; 2 lost (collided)
two formations sent

 

68 3 Feb Wilhelmshafen sub bases

 

69 4 Feb Frankfurt am Main marshalling yards; 2 lost
two formations

 

70 5 Feb Chateaudun, Fr air base
led 40th Combat Wing

 

71 6 Feb Nancy, Fr air base; brought bombs back/clouds

 

72 8 Feb Frankfurt am Main industrial center; 3 lost

 

73 11 Feb Ludwigshafen industrial center, (T/O); (Frankfurt primary)
led 40th Combat Wing

 

74 20 Feb Leipzig, Ger Me-109 plants; 1 lost; minor casualties
beginning of "Big Week"

 

75 21 Feb Hopsten, Ger air base (T/), (Lippstadt primary)
2 lost, 2 wounded, 2 minor casualties

 

76 22 Feb Aalborg, Den air base; bombs not dropped/clouds
2 lost (1 rammed by Me 109)

 

77 24 Feb Schweinfurt industrial center; 3 lost

 

78 25 Feb Stuttgart, Augsburg, Ger ball bearing plant, aviation plant; 2 lost
end of "Big Week"

 

79 28 Feb Heroubville Crossbow sites (NOBALL)

 

80 2 Mar Frankfurt am Main marshalling yards, electric equipment mfg; 2 lost

 

81 3 Mar Berlin Erkner; recalled/clouds; 1 lost

 

82 4 Mar Bonn, Ger city center (T/O); (Berlin primary)

 

83 6 Mar Berlin Erkner ball bearing plant; 4 lost
led 40th CBW
group's first use of new incendiary bombs, M-17s

 

84 8 Mar Berlin Erkner ball bearing

 

85 9 Mar Berlin Oranienburg helium plant; 2 lost
led 8th AF

 

86 16 Mar Augsburg air base (secondary target) (Oberpfaffenhofen Dornier factory primary)
1 lost

 

87 18 Mar Lechfeld, Ger air base/industrial center (home of Me-262); 1 lost

 

88 20 Mar Frankfurt industrial center (Alfred Teves factory); abandoned/clouds

 

89 22 Mar Berlin (secondary); (Oranienburg aviation/industrial complex primary)
Lt. Burnett, crew, formerly 326th Sq, currently in PFF group, shot down

 

90 23 Mar Hamm, Ger a/c repair depot; 5 lost

 

91 24 Mar Frankfurt am Main industrial center (secondary); (Schweinfurt primary)
led 40th CBW

 

92 26 Mar Mimoyecques, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL)

 

93 27 Mar LaRochelle air base

 

94 28 Mar Dijon/Longvie, Fr air base

 

95 29 Mar Brunswick Waggam Works
led 40th CBW

 

96 10 Apr Brussels Evere air base

 

97 11 Apr Stettin, Ger industrial center (T/O); (Sorau, Pol, primary); one a/c bombed Cottbus
8 lost; several casualties
entire mission flown at 15,000 ft.
led division

 

98 18 Apr Oranienburg marshalling yards

 

99 19 Apr Kassel Luftwaffe aerodrome

 

100 20 Apr Lingham Zadausques, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL)

 

101 22 Apr Hamm marshalling yards

 

102 24 Apr Oberpfaffenhofen, Ger Dornier a/c plant; 5 lost

 

103 25 Apr Nancy/Essey air base; led 40th CBW

 

104 26 Apr Brunswick Waggam Works

 

105 27 Apr Bois Coquerel, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL); morning mission
first time two missions flown one day

 

106 27 Apr Nancy/Essey air base; afternoon mission

 

107 28 Apr St. Avord, Fr a/c repair depot

 

108 29 Apr Berlin industrial center; 2 lost

 

109 30 Apr Lyon/Bron, Fr air base
407th Sq only

 

110 1 May Le Grismont, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL)
did not bomb/clouds

 

111 1 May Reims, Fr marshalling yard
led wing

 

112 4 May Berlin industrial center; recalled/wealther

 

113 7 May Berlin industrial center; 1 casualty

 

114 8 May Berlin industrial center; 1 lost;2 casualties; 3 bailed
led division; Col. Wm. M. Reid, group CO, mission commander

 

115 9 May Thionville, Fr marshalling yards

 

116 11 May Kons Karthaus marshalling yards
late afternoon mission

 

117 12 May Merseburg, Ger I.G. Farben synthetic oil plant; 1 lost

 

118 13 May Stettin, Ger marshalling yards (T/O); (Poznan, Pol, oil target primary)

 

119 19 May Berlin industrial center

 

120 20 May Paris Orly a/f; 3 a/c cr on t/o; 21 killed

 

121 23 May Saarbrücken marshalling yards

 

122 24 May Berlin industrial center; 1 loss

 

123 25 May Thionville marshalling yards
92BG, 389BG, 390BG testing radar for D-Day invasion

 

124 27 May Pas de Calais Crossbow sites (NOBALL)
327th Sq only

 

125 27 May Mannheim, Ger marshalling yards

 

126 28 May Ruhland, Ger synthetic oil plant; 2 casualties
led division; Lt. Col. Andre R. Brousseau, mission commander, rec'd. Silver Star
Capt. Edwd. T. O'Grady, lead bombardier, rec'd.third oak leaf cluster to Distinguished Flying Cross

 

127 29 May Cottbus, Ger oil refineries; 2 lost

 

128 31 May Strasbourg marshalling yards
bombs not dropped/weather

 

129 2 June Dannes, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL)

 

130 2 June Paris southern marshalling yards

 

131 3 June Palaiseau, Fr Crossbow sites (NOBALL) (tactical targets)

 

132 4 June Equihen, Fr RR bridges/marshalling yards

 

 

133 6 June Longues, Fr coastal batteries; D-Day

 

6 June Caen recalled 10 mi off Fr coast/clouds

 

134 6 June Thury-Harcourt, Flers, Fr marshalling yards/industrial center

 

135 7 June Kerlin, Bastard, Fr air bases

 

136 8 June St. Jacques, Fr air base

 

137 11 June Conches, Fr air base

 

138 12 June Lille regional air bases

 

139 14 June Bretigny, Fr Etantes/Moniques air base; 1 lost

 

140 15 June Nantes RR bridge; 1 casualty
led division

 

141 17 June Viller/L'Eveque, Fr V weapon sites at air base; led wing

 

142 18 June Hamburg oil refinery/storage complex
Capt. Chas. W. Hodges - 326 Sq - pilot - rec'd Distinguished Service Cross, Lt. Gaylord Corliss, Hodges' co-p, riding in nose, rec'd Silver Star; for bringing ship home safely after Hodges severely wounded, command pilot Capt. Robt. J. Crutcher killed

 

143 19 June Pas de Calais V weapon sites

 

144 20 June Hamburg, Ger oil refinery/storage complex; 1 lost

 

145 21 June Berlin industrial center

 

146 22 June Bientques/Creppieul, Fr V weapon sites

 

147 22 June Ghent, Belg industrial targets

 

148 24 June Bremen oil storage complex; led division

 

149 25 June Auxerre, Fr RR/highway bridges (150 km SE of Paris)

 

150 28 June Laon/Athies, Fr air bases

 

151 29 June Leipzig, Ger Quackenbruck air base

 

152 2 July Blangermont, Fr heavy V weapon site under construction (NOBALL)

 

153 6 July Aurerre/Coubronne, Fr V weapon sites (NOBALL)

 

154 7 July Leipzig Taucha oil refinery

 

155 8 July Prevent/Poix, Fr RR bridge/air base; 1lost

 

156 9 July Chalonnes, Fr Loire River bridge

 

157 11 July Munich, Ger central marshalling yards; 2 lost

 

158 12 July Munich industrial center; at least 2 casualties

 

159 13 July Munich Agfa Chemicals/industrial center

 

160 16 July Munich BMW; 3 lost; at least 3 casualties

 

161 17 July Anzy le Chateau, Fr RR bridge

 

162 18 July Peenemunde, Ger V-2/jet test/development; at least 1 casualty

 

163 19 July Augsburg industrial center

 

164 20 July Köthen, Ger air base; 1 lost

 

165 21 July Ebelsbach, Ger aircraft/ball bearings

 

166 24 July St. Lô, Fr ground troop support

 

167 25 July St. Lô troop suport/carpet bombing

 

168 28 July Merseburg synthetic oil refinery/storage

 

169 31 July Munich Schliesheim Air Base

 

170 1 Aug Orleans/Bricey, Chateaudun, Fr air bases

 

171 3 Aug Merkweiler, Ger oil refinery; 2 lost
42% of bombs w/i 550 ft. of aiming point (AP), 92% w/i 1,000 ft.
one of most effective raids of war

 

172 4 Aug Anklam, Ger Focke-Wolfe plant

 

173 5 Aug Hannover Langenhagen Air Base

 

174 6 Aug Brandenburg, Ger Me-109 assembly plant (about 30 mi. fr Berlin)

 

175 7 Aug Montbartier, Fr bridge

 

176 8 Aug Caen attack on German lines

 

177 9 Aug Karlsruhe, Ger marshalling yards; 1 lost

 

178 12 Aug Chaumont, Fr aircraft park

 

179 13 Aug Evreux, Fr road junction; 1 lost

 

180 14 Aug Trier, Ger (T/O); (Stuttgart primary)

 

181 15 Aug Frankfurt am Main Eschburn Luftwaffe Base

 

182 16 Aug Leipzig Bohlen oil refinery

 

183 18 Aug Huy, Belg area bridges

 

184 24 Aug Merseburg oil refinery complex; 1 lost
Me-163s (jets)

 

185 25 Aug Peenemunde V-2 plant complex; 4 lost
led division

 

186 26 Aug Gelsenkirchen Nordstern oil complex
every a/c damaged by flak
led division; Col. Wm. M. Reid, group CO, mission commander, wounded in leg by AA

 

187 27 Aug Wilhelmshafen industrial center (T/O); (Berlin primary); bombs not dropped/weather

 

188 30 Aug Kiel port facilities

 

189 5 Sept Ludwigshafen I.G. Farben Chemicals; several casualties

 

190 8 Sept Ludwigshafen Oapu Oil Complex; 1 lost

 

191 9 Sept Mannheim marshalling yards

 

192 10 Sept Stuttgart Sindelfingen engineering; 1 lost, crew safe (awarded Bronze Stars by Patton)

 

193 11 Sept Merseburg oil refineries; 8 lost

 

194 13 Sept Merseburg Altenburg Oil Refineries; 4 lost
T/Sgt. Theodore C. Franklin - 327 Sq - RO - awarded Soldiers' Medal for rescuing T/Sgt. Wm. A. Sanderson - F/E - from burning plane although severely wounded

 

195 17 Sept Nijmegen, Neth close air support

 

196 19 Sept Unna, Ger ordnance depot/storage

 

197 22 Sept Kassel Henschel Armor Plant; 1 lost

 

198 25 Sept Frankfurt am Main marshalling yards

 

199 26 Sept Osnabrück marshalling yards
1 Lt. William J. Gustafik - 326 sq - nav - rec'd Soldiers Medal for rescuing bomb'r 2 Lt. W. C. Edwards, Jr. after tire blew out on t/o, a/c crashed

 

200 27 Sept Cologne marshalling yards

 

201 28 Sept Magdeburg Magdeburg/Rothensee oil

 

202 30 Sept Münster marshalling yards

 

203 2 Oct Kassel ordnance depot
2 a/c collided during assembly; crews safe w/2 casualties, 2 cows killed

 

204 3 Oct Nürnberg, Ger motor transport facilities
2 lost (collided after target); 1 casualty

 

205 5 Oct Cologne industrial center; 1 lost

 

206 6 Oct Stargard, Pol air base

 

207 7 Oct Zwickau, Ger marshalling yards; 1 lost

 

208 9 Oct Schweinfurt industrial center (secondary)

 

209 14 Oct Cologne marshalling yards

 

210 15 Oct Cologne indistrial center

 

211 17 Oct Cologne marshalling yards

 

212 19 Oct Mannheim, Rudescheim air base, industrial centers

 

213 22 Oct Bielefeld, Ger automotive manufacturing

 

214 25 Oct Hamburg

 

215 26 Oct Hamburg two oil storage complexes

 

216 30 Oct Münster marshalling yards

 

217 2 Nov Merseburg Leuna oil complex; led division
Col. James W. Wilson, group CO, mission commander, rec'd oak leaf cluster to Silver Star

 

218 4 Nov Hamburg Harburg oil complex

 

219 5 Nov Frankfurt am Main marshalling yards

 

220 6 Nov Hamburg Harburg oil complex

 

221 8 Nov Merseburg Leuna oil complex

 

222 9 Nov Metz, Ger ground support XX Corps

 

223 16 Nov Eschweiler, Ger tactical support of major ground offensive

 

224 21 Nov Hersfeld/Hunsfeld, Ger marshalling yards/tactical support (T/Os); (Hamburg primary)

 

225 25 Nov Merseburg Leuna oil

 

226 26 Nov Misburg, Ger oil refinery; 500 e/a; 2 casualties

 

227 29 Nov Misburg oil refinery

 

228 30 Nov Merseburg Leuna oil; 1 lost

 

229 4 Dec Kassel marshalling yards

 

230 6 Dec Merseburg Leuna oil

 

231 9 Dec Stuttgart marshalling yards/air bases

 

232 11 Dec Frankfurt am Main marshalling yards; 1 lost, crew returned

 

233 15 Dec Kassel marshalling yards; led 8AF

 

234 18 Dec Kaiserslautern, Ger communications center

 

235 23 Dec Ehrang, Ger marshalling yards

 

236 24 Dec Frankfurt am Main Giessen Luftwaffe complex; 6 lost

 

237 28 Dec Koblenz, Ger Bullay RR bridge; marshalling yards

 

238 30 Dec Koblenz Bullay RR bridge
On

Col Wilson led the mission,

Aircraft piloted by 2nd Lt Joseph Stratton of the 327th  aborted  due to engine failure.  Decided to land at an RAF base at East Kirby, Lincolnshire.  One engine out and poor visibility, overshot the runway and started another circuit in the traffic pattern.  A second engines prop wind milling, the plane was pulled up to clear a hill and stalled.  The aircraft crashed and burned.  All crewmembers were killed.

 

239 31 Dec Kordel, Ger Ehrang/Kordel RR network

 

 

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1945
 
240 1 Jan Kassel tank factory (secondary target); (Magdeburg primary); 1 lost; at least 1 casualty
e/a encountered first time in weeks

 

241 2 Jan Bitburg, Ger highway junction/communications center

 

242 5 Jan Niederbresig, Ger air base

 

243 6 Jan Cologne south RR; Duetz bridges

 

244 7 Jan Euskirchen, Ger bridges/marshalling yards

 

245 8 Jan Wissembourg, Ger bridges/marshalling yards
1 lost, crew returned

 

246 10 Jan Gymnich air base; at least one casualty
4 bailed, including S/Sgt. Jn. H. Carter 327 Sq - WG - for second consecutive mission; 3 returned

 

247 13 Jan Karlsruhe Maximiliansau bridge

 

248 14 Jan Cologne Hohenzollern RR bridge

 

249 15 Jan Freiburg, Ger marshalling yards

 

250 17 Jan Paderborn, Ger RR workshops/marshalling yards

 

251 21 Jan Pforzheim, Ger precision machinery manufacturing center

 

252 28 Jan Cologne bridges/marshalling yards; 1 lost; 2 landed Continent

 

253 29 Jan Koblenz/Mosel marshalling yards

 

254 1 Feb Ludwigshafen marshalling yards
led division "B" force

 

255 3 Feb Berlin industrial center; 1 lost
largest daylight raid on Berlin

 

256 6 Feb Saalfeld, Ger (T/O); (Lützkendorf primary)

 

257 9 Feb Lützkendorf, Ger synthenic oil complex; at least 1 casualty

 

258 10 Feb Ijmuiden, Neth sub pens; first Disney (rocket bombs) mission

 

259 14 Feb Dresden, Ger marshalling yards; 1 lost; 3 landed Continent (fuel)

 

260 16 Feb Dortmund, Ger Hoesch Benzol coking plant

 

261 19 Feb Bochum, Ger Carolinegluck; 1 a/c lost during assembly, crew bailed

 

262 20 Feb Nürnberg rail network/marshalling yards

 

263 21 Feb Nürnberg rail network/marshalling yards

 

264 22 Feb Wittenberg, Ger RR overpass; Operation Clarion with 1,482 a/c bombing multiple targets in various parts of Germany

 

265 23 Feb Kitzingen, Ger marshalling yards; sev'l landed Continent (fuel)

 

266 24 Feb Hamburg Albrecht synthetic oil complex

 

267 25 Feb Munich marshalling yards; 1 lost

 

268 26 Feb Berlin marshalling yards; 1 lost

 

269 27 Feb Leipzig rail network/marshalling yards; 1 casualty

 

270 1 Mar Reutlingen marshalling yard
led wing

 

271 2 Mar Böhlen synthetic oil refinery

 

272 3 Mar Ruhland, Chemnitz, Ger oil complex I (primary - Ruhland), RR yards (Chemnitz - secondary); 2 lost

 

273 7 Mar Fulda, Ger (T/O); 1 casualty
led division
2 Lt. Geo. W. Bailey - 407 Sq - nav - rec'd Silver Star

 

274 8 Mar Essen, Ger Emil oil complex

 

275 9 Mar Kassel Henschel Motor Works; 1 lost; 3 casualties

 

276 10 Mar Dortmund, Ger marshalling yards

 

277 11 Mar Bremen sub pens

 

278 12 Mar Swinemunde,, Ger marshalling yards; 1 lost
support of Russian army

 

279 14 Mar Lohne, Ger marshalling yards
led division

 

280 14 Mar Ijmuiden, Neth E boat pens; second Disney
a/c bombed individually

 

281 15 Mar Zossen (Berlin) Wehrmacht HQ

 

282 17 Mar Molbis, Ger benzol/power plants

 

283 18 Mar Berlin Schlesicher RR complex; 2 lost

 

284 19 Mar Plauen, Ger marshalling yards

 

285 20 Mar Hamburg docks/Harburg oil

 

286 21 Mar Rhein, Ger jet fighter base

 

287 22 Mar Bottrop, Ger Wehrmacht Barracks
SHAEF specified 92nd

 

288 23 Mar Recklinghausen, Ger marshalling yards

 

289 24 Mar Achmer, Hesepe, Ger Luftwaffe jet fighter bases

 

290 24 Mar Twente, Neth air base

 

291 28 Mar Berlin Tank 7 Armament Works; 1 casualty

 

292 30 Mar Bremen Wester RR bridge

 

293 31 Mar Halle, Ger marshalling yards
led wing

 

294 3 Apr Kiel Deutsche U-boat yard

 

295 4 Apr Fassberg, Ger airbase; 1 lost; Disney mission to Hamburg

 

296 5 Apr Ingolstadt, Ger ordnance depot

 

297 6 Apr Leipzig main station/marshalling yards
led division

 

298 7 Apr Wesendorf,Ger air base

 

299 8 Apr Halberstadt, Ger marshalling yards

 

300 10 Apr Oranienburg air base

 

301 11 Apr Kreiburg, Ger munitions mfg; 1 lost t/o, crew safe
a/c at 25,000 ft rocked by explosions

 

302 13 Apr Neuminster, Ger marshalling yards

 

303 14 Apr Royan, Fr coastal batteries/flak positions; request of French forces

 

304 15 Apr Royan, Fr coastal batters/flak positions; napalm

 

305 16 Apr Platting, Ger marshalling yards
80% of bombs w/i 500 ft A/P; 95% w/i 1,000 ft; 100% w/i 2,000 ft

 

306 17 Apr Dresden marshalling yards; 2 lost

 

307 18 Apr Rosenheim, Ger marshalling yards

 

308 25 Apr Pilsen, Czech armament plants; 1 lost
led 8th AF
last bombing mission by 8th AF in WWII in EuropeanTheater

 

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