UPL 34031


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"One of the attacking Consolidated B-24 Liberators of the U.S. 8th AF which assisted ground troops advancing near Caen, France 18 July passes over an area of mushrooming fragmentation bombs. The heavies acted as an aerial barrage, clearing out enemy troops and installations a few miles in front of the advancing troops." - B-24 markings appear to be a white stabiliser adorned with a W.


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Three B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 94th Bomb Group are attacked by a Nazi Fighter aircraft during a mission. Printed caption on reverse of print: 'A-62641 USAF: Nazi fighter plane attacking Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortresses" during a bomb run over enemy installations somewhere in Europe, 10 September 1944. 100th[sic] Bomb Group, 3rd Bomb Division. U.S. Air Force Photo.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation



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