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B-17G Fortress 'Silver Dollar' of the 384th Bomb Group over Berlin with its tail section knocked off from bombs falling from a higher bomber group, 9 Mar 1944. 8 were killed and 2 were taken prisoner.

Caption   B-17G Fortress 'Silver Dollar' of the 384th Bomb Group over Berlin with its tail section knocked off from bombs falling from a higher bomber group, 9 Mar 1944. 8 were killed and 2 were taken prisoner. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   IWM FRE001282
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2019

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Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 Mar 2018 10:18:49 PM

Some sources list the location of this aircraft’s crash as Marienfeld, Germany, which is near Cologne and almost 300 miles from where it actually crashed in Marienfelde, Germany, a suburb of Berlin.

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WW2-Era Place Name Berlin, Germany
Lat/Long 52.4167, 13.3667
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