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This week in the War, 12–18 March 1945: RAF attacks the Schildesche viaduct

This week in the war, on 14 March 1945, the RAF’s 617 Squadron launched a daytime raid against the Schildesche viaduct near Bielefeld, on the railway line linking Hanover to Hamm. The viaduct dated from 1847. A large section of the … Continue reading

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