Oil campaign chronology of World War II
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The oil campaign chronology of World War II lists bombing missions and related events regarding the petroleum/oil/lubrication (POL) facilities that supplied Nazi Germany.wikipedia
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Allied bombingCBOa strategic bombing campaign
The subsequent highest priority campaigns were against V-weapon installations (June 1944) and petroleum, oil, and lubrication (POL) plants (September 1944).
Northwest African Air ForceNorthwest African Strategic Air Force
It was responsible primarily for air operations during the Tunisian Campaign and bombing of Italy.
During World War II, the plant made Pölitz a nine-time bombing target of the Allied Oil Campaign from late April 1943 onward, leading to 70% of the town being destroyed.
In World War II the Wesseling synthetic oil plant was bombed during the Oil Campaign of World War II.
The BRABAG synthetic oil plant
The plant was a target of the Oil Campaign of World War II, used Sachsenhausen concentration camp forced labor, and became a post-war Soviet Joint Stock Company.
Messerschmitt Me 163Me 163Me 163 ''Komet
JG 400's purpose was to provide additional protection for the Leuna synthetic gasoline works which were raided frequently during almost all of 1944.
Oil Campaignoil campaign against Nazi Germanyoil targets
On August 7, 1944, the Allies bombed the Novi Sad oil facilities as part of the Oil Campaign of World War II.
Wilhelmshavenfirst attackbomb German warships in harbour
The oil campaign chronology of World War II lists bombing missions and related events regarding the petroleum/oil/lubrication (POL) facilities that supplied Nazi Germany.
German Air ForceGermanair force
- events regarding notable Luftwaffe defensive efforts against Allied attack of petroleum, lubrication, and/or oil supply targets
VIII Bomber Command8th Air ForceEighth
— RAF, Eighth Air Force, and other roundels indicate units (most listings are from the RAF chronology and the USAAF chronology)
464th Bombardment Group464th464th Bomb Group
401BG.com, 447BG ( cybercity, 43-37797, 450 BG ( Cottontails), 452 BG, 461st.org, 464 BG ( zplace2b), 485thBG.org, 486th.org, 487thBG.com
Rotterdam Blitzbombing of RotterdamRotterdam
strategic bombing campaignstrategic bombingstrategic bombing campaign against Germany
Operation GomorrahHamburgbombing of Hamburg
Bremenaerial bombingsagainst Bremen
Allied bombing of FrankfurtFrankfurtair raid
Zeche ZollvereinZollvereinZollverein Coal Mine
German invasion of the Soviet Unioninvasion of the Soviet UnionGerman invasion
Baku oil fieldsOil industry in Azerbaijanoil industry
1940 German–Soviet Commercial AgreementGerman–Soviet Commercial Agreementintricate trade pact on February 11, 1940
CologneOperation Millenniumbombing of Cologne
Operation EdelweissCaucasusNorth Caucasian Strategic Offensive