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File:B-24D's fly over Polesti during World War II.jpg


English: "Through flak and over the destruction created by preceding waves of bombers, these 15th Air Force B-24s leave Ploesti, Rumania, after one of the long series of attacks against the No. 1 oil target in Europe." (National Museum caption)
Date 1 August 1943
Source National Museum file 050616-F-1234P-017.jpg
Author Jerry J. Jostwick, the only survivor of the 16 cameramen of the operation
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Public domain This image or file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain.

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  1. Jostwick, Jerry (1962) Combat Cameraman, New York: Pyramid Books
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