African-American US Army nurses 2nd Lt Prudence Burns, 2nd Lt Elcena Townscent, and a 3rd nurse treating Sgt Lawrence McKreever at 268th Station Hospital, Base A, Milne Bay, New Guinea, 22 Jun 1944German W├╝rzburg radar at the beach near Arromanches les Bain, Normandy, France, 22 Jun 1944Thought to be the only photograph taken during the nighttime bombing attack on American B-17 bombers at Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944 during Operation Frantic. The bright streaks are likely flares to light up the field.US President Roosevelt signing the Servicemen
African-American US Army nurses 2nd Lt Prudence Burns, 2nd Lt Elcena Townscent, and a 3rd nurse treating Sgt Lawrence McKreever at 268th Station Hospital, Base A, Milne Bay, New Guinea, 22 Jun 1944German W├╝rzburg radar at the beach near Arromanches les Bain, Normandy, France, 22 Jun 1944Thought to be the only photograph taken during the nighttime bombing attack on American B-17 bombers at Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944 during Operation Frantic. The bright streaks are likely flares to light up the field.US President Roosevelt signing the Servicemen's Readjustment Act (unofficially 'G. I. Bill of Rights'), 22 Jun 1944
Wreckage of a 452nd Bomb Group B-17 Fortress as part of Operation Frantic after being destroyed on the ground the night before during a German bombing attack on Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944.
Wreckage of a 452nd Bomb Group B-17 Fortress as part of Operation Frantic after being destroyed on the ground the night before during a German bombing attack on Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944.


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