Fall of a burning Martin B-26 Marauder bomber shot down over the German city of Erkelenz

Martin B-26 Marauder

The fall of the Marauder Martin B-26G-11MA bomber (serial number 43-34565) from the 497th squadron of the 344th bomber group of the 9th US Air Force, which was shot down by direct hit of an anti-aircraft projectile in the left engine during the bombing of the communications center in the city of Erkelenz, on the territory of the Third Reich.



Source: commons.wikimedia.org.




Location: Germany
Photo Time: February 26, 1945

In : 1945

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