Operation Tidal Wave
Pictured coming off the target are 98th BG Liberators as seen from B-24D “Lil De-Icer” Closest is “Li’l Jughaid,” then “Daisy Mae,” then “Black Magic” of the group’s second wave over the target, White IV. An unidentified B-24 is partially obscured by the fireball of a fallen aircraft from the first wave, probably “Tagalong” from which S/Sgt Harry G. Baughm of Portland, Oregon, survived to become a POW. (USAF photo via Fold3)

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