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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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 th

China 'monitored' US bombers in new air zone

China 'monitored' path of US bombers

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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)

The organised formation of the bomber planes high above ground are a completely different picture to the fire and confusion going on where the bombs hit and this is a very good example of order and disorder in war.

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

A heavy US "Liberator" bomber takes a direct hit of German flak and breaks apart, Germany 1943

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B-2 Spirit stealth bomber of the USAF. Stealth aircraft are designed to avoid detection using a variety of advanced technologies that reduce reflection/emission of radar, infrared,[1] visible light, radio-frequency (RF) spectrum, and audio, collectively known as stealth technology. Development of stealth technology likely began in Germany during World War II. Well-known modern examples of stealth aircraft include the F-117 Nighthawk, the B-2 Spirit, the F-22 Raptor,and the F-35 Lightning II.

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Spirit stealth bomber of the USAF. Stealth aircraft are designed to avoid detection using a variety of advanced technologies that reduce reflection/emission of radar, visible light, radio-frequency (RF) spectrum, and audio, collectively k

US bomber B-24 Liberator of USAAF 465th Bomber Group after crash landing in the Poltava airfield Ukraine Jan 4 1945. Poltava was the main airfield of Operation Frantic a USAAF "shuttle bombing" operation sending bombers to hit German targets and then land in locations in the USSR. This system extended the range of US bombing significantly. The operation though fizzled out because of Russian underlying hostility and refusal to protect the Frantic bases adequately.

US bomber Liberator of USAAF Bomber Group after crash landing in the Poltava airfield, Ukraine, Jan Poltava was the main airfield of Operation Frantic, a USAAF “shuttle bombing”.

B-17 bombers taxi before takeoff at RAF Molesworth (USAAF Station 107), Cambridgeshire, home of the 303rd BG from late 1942 until after VE Day in May 1945.

JUL 24 1944 US bombers prepare the ground for Operation Cobra RAF Molesworth (USAAF Station Cambridgeshire, was the home of the BG from late 1942 until after VE Day in May

A Japanese gunboat suffers a direct hit from US bombers near Japanese territorial waters as what has been left of the Japanese Imperial Navy tries to fight one last battle, June 1945.

A Japanese subchaser/gunboat suffers a direct hit from US bombers near Japanese territorial waters as what has been left of the Japanese Imperial Navy tries to fight one last battle, June

German pilot escorts a badly shot up B-17 out of German territory and out to sea and safety. Years later, German Bf 109 Ace pilot Franz Stigler and B-17 pilot Charlie Brown finally meet in person.

German pilot in WWII spared an American pilot over Germany only to reunite 40 years later and become fishing buddies - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

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