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Target Cities Bombed by the 303rd BG(H)
[exert from "Might in Flight" Copyright ©1997 Harry D. Gobrecht]

MISSION SUMMARY   MISSION LIST

TARGETMISSION # / DATE A/C
LOST
NORTH SEA  
Air Sea Rescue(062) 23 Aug 43 --
Diversion (063) 24 Aug 43 --
BELGIUM  
Antwerp (029) 05 Apr 43 --
  (033) 04 May 43 --
Brussels(068) 07 Sept 43 --
Brussels/Evere(133) 10 Apr 44 --
La Culot(195) 30 June 44 --
Liege (230) 18 Aug 44 --
St. Vith (296) 03 Jan 45 --
CZECHOSLOVAKIA  
Brux (241) 12 Sept 44 2
Pilsen (Plzen)(364) 25 Apr 45 1
DENMARK  
Esbjerg (233) 27 Aug 44 2
FRANCE  
Amiens (023) 23 Mar 43 --
Amiens/Gilsy(065) 31 Aug 43 1
Azeville/Lessay & Caen(171) 05 June 44 --
Beau Le Roger(046) 28 June 43 --
Beaumetz/Les Aires(197) 06 July 44 --
Blanville(160) 25 May 44 --
Boix Coquerel(100) 21 Jan 44 --
 (114) 28 Feb 44 1
Bordeaux (Ship Osorno)(094) 31 Dec 43 --
Bordeaux/Royan (359) 14 Apr 45 --
 (360) 15 Apr 45 --
Brest (018) 27 Feb 43 --
 (225) 11 Aug 44 --
Caen (172) 06 June 44 --
(A) (173) 06 June 44 --
 (223) 08 Aug 44 --
Cambrai/Epinoy(178) 12 June 44 1
Cauche d'Ecques(234) 30 Aug 44 --
Chartes (129) 27 Mar 43 --
 (222) 07 Aug 44 --
Chateaudon(200) 09 July 44 --
Creil (210) 23 July 44 2
Creil/Coulommers (180) 14 June 44 --
Dannes (167) 02 June 44 --
Dijon (106) 06 Feb 44 1
Dijon/Longvic (130) 28 Mar 44 --
Douai (069) 09 Sept 43 --
Etaples (199) 08 July 44 --
Evreux (179) 13 June 44 --
 (227) 13 Aug 44 --
Fiefs (184) 19 June 44 --
Flers/Fiefs(220) 05 Aug 44 --
Flers/Noireau(175) 07 June 44 --
Fresnoy (217) 03 Aug 44 --
Gravelines(219) 04 Aug 44 --
Juvincourt(182) 16 June 44 --
 (193) 28 June 44 1
Juvisy (168) 02 June 44 --
La Possonnier(181) 25 June 44 --
Le Mans (048) 04 July 43 1
Le Meillard                                (B) (099) 14 Jan 44 1
Le Toquet(170) 04 Jun 44 --
Lille (005) 06 Dec 42 --
 (010) 13 Jan 43 --
 (189) 22 June 44 1
Lorient (003) 22 Nov 42 --
 (008) 30 Dec 42 --
 (020) 06 Mar 43 1
 (030) 15 Apr 43 --
 (037) 17 May 43 --
Lorient/Brest(011) 23 Jan 43 5
Lyon/Bron(145) 30 Apr 44 --
Meaulite (034) 13 May 43 --
Mertz (226) 12 Aug 44 --
Metz/Frescaty(141) 25 Apr 44 --
Mimoyecques(154) 15 May 44 --
Nantes (070) 16 Sept 43 --
 (071) 23 Sept 43 --
 (R) 26 Sept 43 1
 (177) 10 June 44 1
Orleans (105) 05 Feb 44 --
 (176) 08 June 44 --
Orleans/Bricy(216) 01 Aug 44 --
Orly (156) 20 May 44 --
Paris (028) 04 Apr 43 1
(B) (045) 26 June 43 --
 (047) 29 June 43 --
 (050) 14 July 43 1
 (059) 16 Aug 43 --
Perrone/Jussy(205) 17 July 44 --
Peterborough                         (BL)14 May 44--
Poix/Abbeyville(049) 10 July 43 --
Poix/Amiens(058) 15 Aug 43 --
Predein (185) 19 June 44 --
Rennes (021) 08 Mar 43 --
Romilly (007) 20 Dec 42 1
Romilly/Seine(066) 03 Sept 43 --
Rouen (006) 12 Dec 42 2
 (022) 12 Mar 43 --
 (026) 28 Mar 43 --
St. Cecily(169) 03 June 44 --
St.Jean D'Ang(086) 05 Dec 43 --
St. Lo (211) 24 July 44 --
 (212) 25 July 44 --
St. Nazaire(001) 17 Nov 42 --
 (002) 18 Nov 42 --
 (004) 23 Nov 42 1
 (009) 03 Jan 43 4
 (016) 16 Feb 43 2
 (032) 01 May 43 2
 (040) 29 May 43 1
Sens (192) 25 June 44 --
Sottevast(138) 20 Apr 44 --
 (142) 27 Apr 44 --
 (148) 28 May 44 --
Thioniville(149) 09 May 44 --
Toul/Croix de Metz (143) 27 Apr 44 --
Toulouse(191) 25 June 44 1
Vacqueriette(092) 24 Dec 43 --
Vire/Conde sur Noirea(174) 06 June 44 --
Watten (064) 27 Aug 43 1
Wizernes(123) 19 Mar 44 --
 (128) 26 Mar 44 1
 (188) 22 June 44 1
GERMANY  
Aschaffenburg(305) 21 Jan 45 2
Altenbecken/Osnabruck(277) 26 Nov 44 2
Anklam (076) 09 Oct 43 1
 (232) 25 Aug 44 --
Aschersleben(111) 22 Feb 44 5
Augsburg(121) 16 Mar 44 --
Bayreuth(352) 05 Apr 45 --
Berlin (118) 06 Mar 44 --
 (120) 09 Mar 44 --
 (125) 22 Mar 44 --
 (144) 29 Apr 44 2
 (146) 07 May 44 --
(B) (150) 04 May 44 --
 (147) 08 May 44 --
 (155) 19 May 44 1
 (159) 24 May 44 1
 (187) 21 June 44 3
 (311) 03 Feb 45 --
 (324) 26 Feb 45 1
 (339) 18 Mar 45 2
 (347) 28 Mar 45 3
Betzdorf (335) 12 Mar 45 --
Bohlen/Erfurt(338) 17 Mar 45 --
Bonn/Brilon/Cologne/Euskirchen(300) 10 Jan 45 3
Bonn/Koln(117) 04 Mar 44 --
Bottrup/Hamm(267) 04 Nov 44 --
 (269) 06 Nov 44 --
Bremen (031) 17 Apr 43 --
 (042) 13 June 43 --
 (075) 08 Oct 43 --
 (083) 26 Nov 43 1
 (084) 29 Nov 43 2
 (088) 13 Dec 43 --
 (089) 16 Dec 43 --
 (090) 20 Dec 43 3
 (190) 24 June 44 1
 (334) 11 Mar 45 --
 (348) 30 Mar 45 1
Bruchsal (327) 01 Mar 45 --
Brunswick(102) 30 Jan 44 --
 (261) 22 Oct 44 --
Bullay (292) 29 Dec 44 --
Chemnitz(328) 02 Mar 45 --
Coesfield(077) 10 Oct 43 --
Cologne (162) 28 May 44 --
 (247) 27 Sept 44 --
 (249) 02 Oct 44 --
 (251) 05 Oct 44 --
 (257) 15 Oct 44 1
 (258) 17 Oct 44 --
 (259) 18 Oct 44 --
 (271) 10 Nov 44 1
 (298A) 06 Jan 45 --
 (308) 28 Jan 45 --
Deipoholz(110) 21 Feb 44 --
Dessau (208) 20 July 44 --
Dortmund/Harpenerweg(331) 07 Mar 45 --
Dresden (253) 07 Oct 44 --
 (314) 14 Feb 45 --
 (315) 15 Feb 45 2
 (362) 17 Apr 45 2
Duren (079) 20 Oct 43 2
Eisenach(242) 13 Sept 44 2
Erkner (Berlin)(116) 03 Mar 44 --
 (119) 08 Mar 44 1
Emden (072) 27 Sept 43 --
 (073) 02 Oct 43 1
 (087) 11 Dec 43 --
Erang (289) 23 Dec 44 --
Essen (332) 08 Mar 45 1
Euskirchen(291) 27 Dec 44 --
Frankfurt(101) 29 Jan 44 1
 (104) 04 Feb 44 --
 (107) 08 Feb 44 --
 (108) 11 Feb 44 --
 (124) 20 Mar 44 --
 (127) 24 Mar 44 --
 (268) 05 Nov 44 --
Frankfurt/Hochstenbach(115) 02 Mar 44 1
Freiham (358) 11 Apr 45 --
Friedrichroda(312) 06 Feb 45 --
Friedrichsafen(323) 25 Feb 45 --
Furstenau(345) 24 Mar 45 --
Gelsenkirchen(057) 12 Aug 43 1
 (081) 05 Nov 43 1
 (221) 06 Aug 44 --
 (265) 01 Nov 44 --
 (272) 11 Nov 44 1
 (274) 20 Nov 44 --
 (317) 19 Feb 45 --
Gelsenkirchen/Duisberg(276) 23 Nov 44 --
Gladbeck(343) 22 Mar 45 --
 (344) 23 Mar 45 --
Hagen (326) 28 Feb 45 --
Halberstadt(165) 30 May 44 1
Halle (349) 31 Mar 45 --
Hamburg(044) 25 June 43 3
 (053) 25 July 43 1
 (054) 26 July 43 --
 (183) 18 June 44 --
 (186) 20 June 44 1
 (322) 24 Feb 45 --
 (341) 20 Mar 45 2
Hamm (139) 22 Apr 44 2
 (262) 25 Oct 44 --
 (264) 30 Oct 44 --
Hamm/Ahlem(126) 23 Mar 44 --
Hamm/Osnabruck(244) 19 Sept 44 --
Hannover (051) 17 July 43 --
 (329) 03 Mar 45 --
Hamm                                        (A) (013) 02 Feb 43 --
(A)(015) 14 Feb 43 --
Heddernheim (074) 14 Oct 43 1
Heiterblick(194) 29 June 44 1
Heligoland Isl.(036) 15 May 43 1
 (055) 29 July 43 --
Hesepe/Hopsten (342) 21 Mar 45 --
Hitsacker(354) 07 Apr 45 --
Hollriegelskreuth(207) 19 July 44 1
Huls (043) 22 June 43 1
Ingolstadt(302) 15 Jan 45 --
Kaiserlautem(293) 03 Dec 44 --
Kall (298B)07 Jan 45 --
Kall/Blankenheim(288) 19 Dec 44 --
Kassel (137) 19 Apr 44 --
 (295) 01 Jan 45 --
Kiel (035) 14 May 43 1
 (038) 19 May 43 --
 (095) 04 Jan 44 1
 (096) 05 Jan 44 1
 (157) 22 May 44 --
 (350) 03 Apr 45 --
Kitzingen(321) 23 Mar 45 --
Koblenz (287) 18 Dec 44 --
Langendreer(316) 16 Feb 45 1
Lechfeld/Oberepfaffen Hofen(122) 18 Mar 44 --
Leipzig (325) 27 Feb 45 --
 (353) 06 Apr 45 2
Leipzig/Hettstedt(109) 20 Feb 44 --
Ludwigshafen(093) 30 Dec 43 1
 (097) 07 Jan 44 --
 (209) 21 July 44 --
 (235) 03 Sept 44 --
 (236) 05 Sept 44 --
 (237) 08 Sept 44 --
 (238) 09 Sept 44 1
Lutzkendorf(240) 11 Sept 44 --
 (313) 09 Feb 45 3
Magdeburg(248) 28 Sept 44 11
Mainz (245) 21 Sept 44 --
Mannheim(161) 27 May 44 --
 (260) 19 Oct 44 --
 (285) 11 Dec 44 --
 (301) 13 Jan 45 3
 (304) 20 Jan 45 --
 (310) 01 Feb 45 --
Marienburg(132) 09 Apr 44 1
Merseburg(152) 12 May 44 --
 (213) 28 July 44 --
 (214) 29 July 44 --
 (231) 24 Aug 44 2
 (275) 21 Nov 44 4
 (283) 06 Dec 44 --
 (286) 12 Dec 44 --
Merzhausen(290) 27 Dec 44 --
Metz (270) 09 Nov 44 2
Minden (336) 14 Mar 45 --
Misberg (279) 29 Nov 44 --
Muckau (198) 07 July 44 --
Munich (201) 11 July 44 --
 (202) 12 July 44 --
 (203) 13 July 44 1
 (204) 16 July 44 1
 (215) 31 July 44 -
Munster (263) 26 Oct 44 --
Neuss (294) 31 Dec 44 --
 (307) 23 Jan 45 --
Nieder-Breisig(297) 05 Jan 45 --
Nurenberg(318) 20 Feb 45 --
 (319) 21 Feb 45 --
Oberlahnstein(281) 02 Dec 44 --
Offenburg(278) 27 Nov 44 --
Operpfaffenhofen(140) 24 Apr 44 3
Oranienburg(136) 18 Apr 44 1
 (357) 10 Apr 45 1
Oschersleben(098) 11 Jan 44 11
Osnabruck(014) 04 Feb 43 1
 (091) 22 Dec 43 --
 (246) 26 Sept 44 1
Paderbon(303) 17 Jan 45 --
Peenemunde(206) 18 July 44 --
 (218) 04 Aug 44 --
Pirmasens(224) 09 Aug 44 --
Plauen (340) 19 Mar 45 1
Rotha(Leipzig)(163) 28 May 44 1
Saarbrucken(151) 11 May 44 1
 (158) 23 May 44 --
 (256) 14 Oct 44 --
Schwerte(333) 01 Mar 45 --
Schweich/Koblenz(299) 08 Jan 45 --
Schweinfirt(060) 17 Aug 43 --
 (078) 14 Oct 43 1
 (112) 24 Feb 44 2
 (135) 13 Apr 44 1
 (254) 09 Oct 44 --
Shafstadt(355) 08 Apr 45 --
Siegen (309) 29 Jan 45 --
Soest (282) 04 Dec 44 --
Soligan (085) 01 Dec 43 2
Sorau (134) 11 Apr 44 --
Stedorf (131) 29 Mar 44 --
Sterkrade(266) 02 Nov 44 1
 (306) 22 Jan 45 1
Stettin (153) 13 May 44 --
Stralsund(252) 06 Oct 44 --
Straubing(361) 16 Apr 45 --
Stuggart (067) 06 Sept 43 1
 (284) 09 Dec 44 --
Stuttgart (228) 14 Aug 44 --
 (239) 10 Sept 44 --
Stuggart/Augsburg (113) 25 Feb 44 --
Treunbrietzen(363) 20 Apr 45 --
Ulm                                            (R) 16 Dec 44 1
 (330) 04 Mar 45 --
Ulzen (320) 22 Feb 45 --
Unterloss(351) 04 Apr 45 --
Uschlag(Kassel)(056) 30 July 43 1
Vegesack(024) 18 Mar 43 1
Weisweiler(273) 16 Nov 44 --
Wesseling(250) 03 Oct 44 --
Wesseling/Koblenz(255) 11 Oct 44 2
Wiesbaden(229) 15 Aug 44 9
Wilhelmshaven(012) 27 Jan 43 --
 (017) 26 Feb 43 --
 (025) 22 Mar 43 --
 (039) 21 May 43 --
 (041) 11 June 43 1
 (080) 03 Nov 43 --
 (103) 03 Feb 44 1
Wolfratshausen(356) 09 Apr 45 --
Zeitz/Mersburg(280) 30 Nov 44 --
Zossen (337) 15 Mar 45 1
NETHERLANDS  
Gilze-Rijen(061) 19 Aug 43 2
 (166) 31 May 44 --
 (196) 05 July 44 --
Eindhoven(243) 17 Sept 44 --
Rotterdam(019) 04 Mar 43 --
 (027) 31 Mar 43 2
Twente/Ensch(346) 24 Mar 45 --
NORWAY  
Heroya (052) 24 July 43 --
Knaben (082) 16 Nov 43 --
POLAND  
Posen (164) 29 May 44 --

(A)  Mission aborted (B)  No bombs dropped (BL) Blarney Mission - Exercise in preparation for D-Day missions (R)  Mission recalled
Note: Losses do not include non-combat crashes, accidents in the United Kingdom, or aircraft that returned badly damaged from combat missions and were subsequently salvaged.

NUMBER OF LOSSES
Number Missions
11 2
9 1
5 2
4 2
3 8
2 25
1 73
Loses 113 (31%)
No loses 251 (69%)
Total 364 (100%)
TEN TOP CITY LOSSES
  CityLostMsns
1 Berlin & Erkner14 7
2 Magdeburg11 1
3 Oschersleben111
4 St.Nazaire 10 5
5Wiesbaden 9 1
6Bremen8 5
7 Hamburg7 4
8Lorient 6 2
9 Merseburg 62
10 Aschersleben 5 1

MISSION SUMMARY
CountryMissions
North Sea 2
Belgium 7
Czechoslovokia 2
Denmark 1
France 101
Germany241
Netherlands 7
Norway2
Poland1
Total364