B-24 Liberator at roof height over the Ploesti Oilfields.

Diary August 1, 1943

WW2 War Diary for Sunday, August 1, 1943: Air War Eastern Europe: 164 B-24 Liberator bombers (56 lost) make low-level attack on Ploesti Oilfields, Rumania (Operation Tidal Wave). Mediterranean: 25 …

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