|Caption||Thought to be the only photograph taken during the nighttime bombing attack on American B-17 bombers at Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944 during Operation Frantic. The bright streaks are likely flares to light up the field. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Force|
|Photos on Same Day||22 Jun 1944|
|Photos at Same Place||Poltava, Ukraine|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".
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