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Aerial photographs taken over Royan France on April 14, 1945
Top: Target No. 137, bounded by Blvd. de la Falaise, Rue de Roches, Cotreau la Beautre, Ave Joubre.
Bottom: Target No. 11, showing the Royan Harbor with Rue Oger as the coastal road and bounded by Rue Maryse Bastie, Rue Des Platines NW, Blvd. de da Cote De Beaste

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 2nd Air Division

    2nd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 2nd Bomb Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 2nd Combat Bomb Wing
  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harry Berger

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer/ Gunner
    Born in 1921; used to say that he was the "old guy" in his unit.. ...

Missions

Locations

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2019 12:04:59 iseyij Changes to mission associations
Sources

Harry A. Berger logbook

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2016 21:22:17 iseyij Changes to caption
Sources

Boundaries visualized using Google Maps

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2016 21:21:21 iseyij Changes to caption
Sources

Boundaries estimated using Google Maps

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2016 21:17:07 iseyij Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

From the estate of Harry Aaron Berger

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