Any info on this picture

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  1. B-17engineer

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    Does anyone have info on this B-26 shot out of the sky. What knocked it out, bomber group, mission etc......
     

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    I think i have seen a similar picture and what i remember reading was That the bomb group was in a bombing formation and the bomber strayed into the path of a higher bombers load and one of the bombs took off the engine as it fell, then the B-26 also went in!
     
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    That's an old pic. I remember seeing it in the "Impact" series. If I
    recall it was a direct hit by flak.

    Charles
     
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    Thanks!!!!!!!!!:)
     
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    Thanks great story
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    Wow it is real, thought it was just a hoax. cool shot though guy got lucky to snap it
     
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