Vintage Footage of Ploesti Air Raid

This vintage newsreel documents the daring bombing mission over the oil fields of Nazi-controlled Ploesti, Romania. To learn more about The Military Network, go to www.redafilms.com

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  1. 18427422
    18427422 Aug 01, 2015

    Awesome information concerning one of the deadliest USAAF missions ever flown, High Command expected a causality rate as high as 50%.

  2. 34789615
    34789615 1 week ago

    Does anyone know what German fighter unit was the defending Staffel/Gruppe/etc during this and other Ploesti bombing raids? An example would be say 'JG-52', though that JG fought mostly against the Soviets.

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