Willow Run bomber plant. B-24’s rolling down the assembly line. The plant was so innovative, that it had a turntable that would turn the planes 90 degrees to avoid them crossing into the next county, avoiding paying two taxes. Willow Run produced 9,000 bombers for the war effort. #WWII #Aircraft #History [via peerintothepast.]
“Crowds of Parisians celebrating the entry of Allied troops into Paris scatter for cover as a sniper fires from a building on the Place de la Concorde. Although the Germans surrendered the city, small bands of snipers still remained. 08/26/1944.” [via National Archives Identifier 531206. Series: Signal Corps Photographs of American Military Activity, compiled 1754 … Continue reading Snipers in Paris.
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