A Destroyed German Train and Tracks

Title

A Destroyed German Train and Tracks

Subject

Trains and bridges were common ground targets for P-47s

Description

Railroad lines were a common target of air interdiction missions flown by the 362nd Fighter Group. Trains, their military cargo, and bridges were common targets of opportunity. The train and railway bridge were destroyed by fighter-bombers in the Ninth Air Force

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Files

German_destroyed_train.JPG

Collection

Citation

“A Destroyed German Train and Tracks,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/63.