B-17F Fortress flying over Monte Cassino as smoke rises from the abbey, Feb 15, 1944.HSL 2641 rescuing downed US Navy airmen whose PB4Y-1 bomber had been shot down by Germans over the Bay of Biscay, 15 Feb 1944
B-17F Fortress flying over Monte Cassino as smoke rises from the abbey, Feb 15, 1944.HSL 2641 rescuing downed US Navy airmen whose PB4Y-1 bomber had been shot down by Germans over the Bay of Biscay, 15 Feb 1944


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