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Remains of US 8th Air Force aircraft shot down by German fighter aircraft and flak. US flier POWs during World War II

tail and crushed wings of American B-17 bomber, one of several shot down over the Germany-Holland border, during World War 2. Bodies of two U.S. airmen lying on the ground next to the debris. Remains of crashed B-17, Serial number 42-39822, of the U.S. 333rd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bombardment Group, which was shot down by German FW-190s while returning from a mission to Brunswick (Braunschweig), Germany, on January 11, 1944. A fuselage from downed allied warplane being hauled away on a truck. A junkyard filled with American warplane parts, stacked by type, engines in one pile, tails in another, etc. One vertical fin, marked with the 'triangle A' of the 91st Bomb Group, is from B-17G, tail number 42-37737, named "Tennessee Toddy" of the 401st Bomb Squadron. It crash landed after losing two engines, on 10 October 1943, at Brocklanderweg, near Apeldoorn, Holland. Two US airmen prisoners being interrogated by a German officer. Group of US airmen prisoners of war, apparently showing personal identifications (dog tags) to a German interrogator. Location: Germany. Date: January 11, 1944.

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