The crew of a TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 31 scrambles from the sinking aircraft after the pilot ditched it during flight operations on board the light carrier Cabot (CVL 28) on September 6, 1943, sixty-nine years ago today.
B-17 FLYING FORTRESS - Pixdaus
The German Submarine U-505 (Type IXC) Captured at sea off the coast of Río de Oro, Western Sahara, West Africa on June 4, 1944 by U.S. Navy.
B-26 Marauder hit by flak over a railroad bridge at Marzabotto, Italy. Thrown in a spin, all crew were trapped & KIA
B-17G "Silver Dollar" going down over Berlin after being hit by bombs from another B-17. Two crew survived.
B-17 "Forever Amber" of the 836th Squadron in trouble after an attack by Me262 Fire in No 3 Engine , crew bailed out 10 April 1945
A B-17 takes a direct hit over Budapest. Five men were able to bail out before the plane hit the ground. You can bet that the pilot and co-pilot were not among them.