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Operation Tidal Wave: heroic but ineffective
The ground crew of the “Brewery Wagon,” assigned to the 512th Bombardment Squadron 376th Bombardment Group, Libya, July 20, 1943. After dropping its bombs on its target, an antiaircraft shell hit the aircraft, killing two of its crewmen and causing the aircraft to crash. The remaining eight crewmen became prisoners of war. (Courtesy Photo)

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