16 SAAF Beaufighter strike photos 17 August 1944

17 August 1944 (Attack on St. Petrovo)

After doing some research with Google Earth it was discovered that actually the marshalling yards at the town of Nova Gradiska was attacked and not St. Petrovo. St. Petrovo is 11 Km West of Nova Gradiska and  the navigators made an error.

flight path Biferno tp Nova Gradiska

11 Km difference in registerd target and real target.

target area as on Google Earth. (NOVA GRADISKA)

Identified features from war photographs

Camera shot A with marked features

Camera shot B with marked features

Station building today, Google earth picture

Bridge today

Side building today

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