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Precision bombing by 100 B-17s on a Focke-Wulf aircraft plant at Marienburg, Germany, on Oct. 9, 1943.

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Luftwaffe fighter escorts wounded B-17 bomber

The American bomber was so badly shot up, it was a sitting duck for the German Messerschmidt 109 fighter plane.