Operation Tidal Wave: heroic but ineffective
One of the nine oil refineries in the Ploesti, Romania, complex after the American attack on August 1, 1943. These refineries provided 90 percent of Romania’s oil, 60 percent of Germany’s wartime needs. (Courtesy Photo)

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