The Aarhus Air Raid took place on 31 October 1944, when 25 Mosquitoes from 140 Wing Royal Air Force (RAF) of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, bombed the Gestapo headquarters at the University of Aarhus. After the Second World War, the RAF called the mission the most successful of its kind during the war.

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  • The Aarhus Air Raid took place on 31 October 1944, when 25 Mosquitoes from 140 Wing Royal Air Force (RAF) of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, bombed the Gestapo headquarters at the University of Aarhus. After the Second World War, the RAF called the mission the most successful of its kind during the war. (en)
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  • 1 aircraft destroyed
  • 1 aircrew interned
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  • United Kingdom
  • 22pxGermany
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  • 1944-10-31 (xsd:date)
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  • British victory
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  • 1 light cruiser
  • 1 reconnaissance air craft
  • 24 bombers
  • Various anti-aircraft defences
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  • --10-31
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  • 1 (xsd:integer)
  • 20 (xsd:integer)
  • 39 (xsd:integer)
  • German barracks heavily damaged
  • Gestapo offices destroyed
  • ~10 Danish civilians killed
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  • The Aarhus Air Raid took place on 31 October 1944, when 25 Mosquitoes from 140 Wing Royal Air Force (RAF) of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, bombed the Gestapo headquarters at the University of Aarhus. After the Second World War, the RAF called the mission the most successful of its kind during the war. (en)
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  • Aarhus Air Raid (en)
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  • Operation Carthage (en)
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