B-17G Fortresses of the US 15th Air Force trailing condensation trails amid anti-aircraft flak bursts during the bombing run over Graz, Austria, 4 Mar 1945.

Caption   B-17G Fortresses of the US 15th Air Force trailing condensation trails amid anti-aircraft flak bursts during the bombing run over Graz, Austria, 4 Mar 1945. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Force
More on...   
B-17 Flying Fortress   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 4 Mar 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

This photograph has been scaled down; full resolution photograph is available here (1,200 by 849 pixels).

Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



Did you enjoy this photograph? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this photograph with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds


Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
14 Nov 2015 11:53:53 PM

Other sources caption this photo as taking place on 3 Mar 1945 but this does not square with the USAAF Chronology that says poor weather canceled bombing operations for the 15th Air Force on 3 Mar 1945 but Graz was among several targets bombed by over 630 B-17s and B-24s on 4 Mar 1945.

All visitor submitted comments are opinions of those making the submissions and do not reflect views of WW2DB.

Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments
Security Code
 

 

Note: We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Graz, Austria
Lat/Long 47.0667, 15.4333


Famous WW2 Quote
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last."

Winston Churchill