B17 (My Uncle was an engineer on one of these planes. Shot down. hid, POW,  freed -camp saved-sent to a "butterball" US hospital camp to recover from near starvation. {butterball may be a term our family used??} He made it home! I am getting correct info. and will repin then. He lived into his early 90's. NEVER used derogatory terms about the then enemy. A real gentleman. More asap  K)

B17 (My Uncle was an engineer on one of these planes. Shot down. hid, POW, freed -camp saved-sent to a "butterball" US hospital camp to recover from near starvation. {butterball may be a term our family used??} He made it home! I am getting correct info. and will repin then. He lived into his early 90's. NEVER used derogatory terms about the then enemy. A real gentleman. More asap K)

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War is full of tragedies. Two French children, Genevieve and Auguste Marie, are being treated by American medics after US bombers hit a German battery near their house in La Truncated killing their mother and wounding them both. Genevieve appears in "better" shape than her brother, who's lying next to her, probably unconscious. This photo found its way to US newspapers on July 6, 1944.

War is full of tragedies. Two French children, Genevieve and Auguste Marie, are being treated by American medics after US bombers hit a German battery near their house in La Truncated killing their mother and wounding them both. Genevieve appears in "better" shape than her brother, who's lying next to her, probably unconscious. This photo found its way to US newspapers on July 6, 1944.

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Direct hit on B-24 A heavy US bomber B-24 "Liberator" took a direct hit of german flak and breaks apart.

Direct hit on B-24 A heavy US bomber B-24 "Liberator" took a direct hit of german flak and breaks apart.

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Die Bombe - Das Zeitalter der nuklearen Bedrohung    :  Am 6. August 1945 warf der US-Bomber „Enola Gay" seine mörderische Fracht über Hiroshima ab, in 600 Meter Höhe explodierte die Atombombe. Rund 70 000 Menschen starben unmittelbar nach der Detonation, Zehntausende erlagen danach den Folgekrankheiten. Noch nie hatte der Mensch eine derart zerstörerische Waffe entwickelt.  Tausende Wissenschaftler, darunter viele Nobelpreisträger, hatten Ende der Dreißiger- und Anfang der Vierzigerja...

Die Bombe - Das Zeitalter der nuklearen Bedrohung : Am 6. August 1945 warf der US-Bomber „Enola Gay" seine mörderische Fracht über Hiroshima ab, in 600 Meter Höhe explodierte die Atombombe. Rund 70 000 Menschen starben unmittelbar nach der Detonation, Zehntausende erlagen danach den Folgekrankheiten. Noch nie hatte der Mensch eine derart zerstörerische Waffe entwickelt. Tausende Wissenschaftler, darunter viele Nobelpreisträger, hatten Ende der Dreißiger- und Anfang der Vierzigerja...

Learn how to make the classic layered shot, a B-52. This is a great shot if you love getting drunk quickly, it also tastes great too. Let us know what you think. http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/how-to-make-a-b-52-bomber-shot

Learn how to make the classic layered shot, a B-52. This is a great shot if you love getting drunk quickly, it also tastes great too. Let us know what you think. http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/how-to-make-a-b-52-bomber-shot

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B-17 bombers of the US Eighth Air Force releasing bombs over the target in Nazi-occupied Europe.

B-17 bombers of the US Eighth Air Force releasing bombs over the target in Nazi-occupied Europe.

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"reimagining of the classic bomber" by m1lh0us3 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring outerwear, jackets, coats & jackets, olive jacket, olive green jacket, olive bomber jacket, olive green bomber jacket, green bomber jacket, accessories and gloves

"reimagining of the classic bomber" by m1lh0us3 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring outerwear, jackets, coats & jackets, olive jacket, olive green jacket, olive bomber jacket, olive green bomber jacket, green bomber jacket, accessories and gloves

World War II. US Air Force General James Doolittle and future Queen of England Princess Elizabeth, US Bomber Base, England, 1944.

World War II. US Air Force General James Doolittle and future Queen of England Princess Elizabeth, US Bomber Base, England, 1944.

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