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"Allied bombers drop explosives on Nazi installations while ground troops attack from the sea. One bomber is in trouble. Note closely packed pattern of falling bombs in lower right."

- WQ codes indicate a 66BS, 44BG B-24 centre of picture.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
25 June 2018 19:03:53 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and unit associations