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Chambery, France M/Y 05/26/1944

  <p>        the Aiming Point</p>

<p>* All photos provided by Gary Anderson</p> 459th Bombardment Group Mission to Chambery, France    M/Y on 05/26/1944

the Aiming Point

* All photos provided by Gary Anderson

<p>The M/Y Roundhouse with a 500 lb GP bomb that did not explode and a broken B-24 bombay door from an A/C of the 454th Bomb Group. The doors would not open so the bombs were dropped through the doors.</p> 459th Bombardment Group Mission to Chambery, France    M/Y on 05/26/1944

The M/Y Roundhouse with a 500 lb GP bomb that did not explode and a broken B-24 bombay door from an A/C of the 454th Bomb Group. The doors would not open so the bombs were dropped through the doors.

      Marshaling Yard Round House 459th Bombardment Group Mission to Chambery, France    M/Y on 05/26/1944

Marshaling Yard Round House

        I. P. from over the target        459th Bombardment Group Mission to Chambery, France    M/Y on 05/26/1944

I. P. from over the target

<p>inside a bomb shelter just North of the Marshaling Yard</p>

<b>Documents 1 - 4 below are AAF documents</b><br>

<b>Document 5 is civilian eyewitness accounts of the bombing</b> 459th Bombardment Group Mission to Chambery, France    M/Y on 05/26/1944

inside a bomb shelter just North of the Marshaling Yard

Documents 1 - 4 below are AAF documents

Document 5 is civilian eyewitness accounts of the bombing

  • Additional Mission Info 1(PDF): 006_Target.pdf
  • Additional Mission Info 2(PDF): 018_photocopiedelaphotodubombardement.pdf
  • Additional Mission Info 3(PDF): 029_.pdf
  • Additional Mission Info 4(PDF): OpOrder.pdf
  • Additional Mission Info 5(PDF): ChamberyBombingTranslation.pdf
  • WWII Mission of the 459th Bombardment Group to Chambery, France M/Y on 05/26/1944

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