Graz, Austria M/Y 12/11/1944

Mission # 162

Mission No. 162 was part of a continuous campaign to cripple Germany`s Transportation system and to prevent military supplies from reaching Germany`s far flung War Fronts in Russia and Italy. By destroying the railroad rolling stock, rail lines and repair facilities at these  important key transportation hubs, flow of military supplies could be slowed and equipment destroyed. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum Mission No. 162 was part of a continuous campaign to cripple Germany`s Transportation system and to prevent military supplies from reaching Germany`s far flung War Fronts in Russia and Italy. By destroying the railroad rolling stock, rail lines and repair facilities at these important key transportation hubs, flow of military supplies could be slowed and equipment destroyed.


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