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 Lieutenant) November 11, 2014

Last days of air war in Germany Near end of World War II in Europe. United States 9th Air Force P-47 aircraft, virtually unopposed, strafe German targets on the ground. Gun camera footage from P-47s of the 100th Fighter Wing, 362nd Fighter Group, 377th, 378th Fighter Squadrons:

  • Airstrip Y-64 (Mainz/Ober Olm Airdrome, Germany) (Finthen, Germany)
  • Airstrip: Y-73 (Frankfurt/Rhein-Main Airdrome, Germany)
  • Airstrip: Y-74 (Frankfurt/Eschborn Airdrome, Germany )(perhaps Sulzbach)
  • Airstrip: A-82 (Rouvres, Etain, Verdun Airfield, France). 

Gun camera footage from P-47s of the 9th Air Force, 100th Fighter Wing, 362nd Fighter Group, 377th, 378th Fighter Squadrons. 
Footage shows strafing of German targets along lines of communication.

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Combat Camera Unit - Youtube

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