Bombers B-25 “Mitchell” against the background of the volcano Vesuvius

B-25 Mitchell

Bombers B-25 “Mitchell” fly past the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in Italy.
The eruption of 1944 was the last eruption of Vesuvius (the villages of San Sebastiano, Massa di Somma, Ottaviano and part of San Giorgio were destroyed, 57 people were killed).
Nearby, at the Pompeii airfield near Terzinho, B-25 bombers from the American 340th Bomber Group were based.

 

 

Location: Italy
Date: March 1944

In : 1944

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