Bomber "Marauder" B-26, serial number 43-34565, 497 Squadron, 344th Bombardment Group, 9th U.S. Air Force is crashing to the ground after receiving a direct hit in the left engine during the bombing of a Erkelenz, Germany, 26 Feb 1945.
It was March 9, 1945. Sgt. Bob Wallace was a radioman aboard “Pride of the Yankees,” a B-29 Superfortress flying lead bomber on the first firebomb raid over Tokyo during World War II.
A B-26 Marauder medium bomber is seen still in level flight just after it was grievously damaged by anti-aircraft hits to its left wing and tail during an attack on rail bridge at Marzabotto, Italy. It soon thereafter spun out of control and crashed with the loss of its crew.
People of Dresden were reduced to charcoal by the Allied bombings
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World War 2. Scorched earth operation by the United States in Japan. B29 which bombs a city of Japan. As for the Japanese house, more than 90% were wooden. So a fire by the bombing spread. And the bomb broke through a roof easily.
WW2 propoganda posters | World War II propaganda poster by an unknown artist. From the ...