Strike photo from the combined 8th Air Force raid on the gun positions at Royan, France Apr 14 1945 showing the aftermath of a friendly fire incident. See Comment below.

Caption   Strike photo from the combined 8th Air Force raid on the gun positions at Royan, France Apr 14 1945 showing the aftermath of a friendly fire incident. See Comment below. ww2dbase
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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
14 Jan 2013 09:46:09 PM

During the bomb run, a B-17 Group and a B-24 Group ended up over the same space when the higher B-17s dropped their fragmentation bombs. 5 B-24’s of the 567th Bomb Squadron were hit with 3 damaged and the 2 seen in the photo destroyed. 11 airmen were killed.
2. perejean says:
2 Sep 2013 05:20:35 AM

Tres intéressante

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