8th Airforce Bombing Germany's Marienburg Factories

'"CLASSIC precision bombing featured this attack by 100 B-17s on a Focke-Wulf plant at Marienburg on Oct. 9, 1943. Results (above): two assembly buildings (1) gutted; another (2) damaged; hangars (3) gutted; stores and buildings (4) and boiler house (5) destroyed; other buildings (6) damaged. Cost to AAF: 2 B-17s. Pictures at left show target before (top) and during attack (bottom [5 B-17s]).'

Taken on 1943-10-09
Source NARA FILE #: 208-YE-7
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