The American "Powerful Poodle" takes a direct hit from flak over Ludwigshafen, Germany during her tenth, and last, sortie. She went down at Nov. All of the crew were killed. Note the bombs falling from the plane above her.
Consolidated s/n Bomb Squadron, Bomb Group, crash landed in a field near Metfield, Norfolk, March
[Photo] Fuel tanks of the B-24H Liberator Little Warrior with the 861st Bomb Squadron explode over Fallersleben, Germany after anti-aircraft hit, Jun 29 1944. Photo taken by Clifford A Stocking, waist gunner on Green Hornet.
'flying fortresses' -- more than 160 of them at the site of this photo alone. This shows the might that the Germans had to deal with when the US got involved in whole hog. Just imagine 1000 of these overhead at one time.