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Explora Junho 1944, Squadron 452 e outros!

B-17G Flying Fortress "Lady be Good" -J of 728 Bomb Squadron, 452 Bomb Group dodging flak (exploding anti aircraft shells) on a mission over the Ludwigshafen Industrial Oil Refinery in western Germany on September 21 1944. The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group bombed coastal…

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World War II Poster - Keep 'Em Flying

World War II Poster

Consolidated B-24 Liberator Aircraft. Or, how the Air Force has changed. Goddamn tooey.

Getting Special Forces there with 160th SOAR Night Stalkers (57 HQ Photos)

Flying Fortress’ 1942 December 1942, a year after Pearl Harbor. “Production. B-17 heavy bomber. A nearly complete B-17F ‘Flying Fortress’ at Boeing’s Seattle, Washington plant.” Photo by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information. 3,405 were built: 2,300 by Boeing, 605 by Douglas, and 500 by Lockheed (Vega). These included the famous Memphis Belle. 19 were transferred to the RAF, where they served with RAF Coastal Command as the Fortress II.

The B-17 Flying Fortress returning from a bombing mission, circa 1943.

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A Japanese Nakajima B6N ‘Tenzan’ torpedeo bomber is hit by a 5 inch shell while attacking the USS ‘Yorktown’ aircraft carrier off Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, North Pacific. Mid-day on the 4th December 1943. Deck side account, “At 300 yards, the Jap plane took a shell in its left wing and flames spurted out. The pilot then veered to try to crash into the Yorktown, skimming the flight deck so close that the flames singed the beard of one of the Yorktown gunners. The plane finally…