Creator

Unknown

Date

1943-08-01

Creation Date

2008-06-12

Description

Black & White photograph of an aerial view of one of the oil refineries in Ploesti [Ploiesti], Romania, ablaze after being bombed during Operation "Tidal Wave" by the United States Eighth and Ninth Army Air Force Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bombers on August 1, 1943.

Digital Collection

Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945

Collection Number

SpC MS 0006

Finding Aid

https://digitalcommons.pittstate.edu/fa/3/

Object Type

Photograph

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Europe--Romania--Prahova--Ploiești;

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 5, 08. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

Ploiesti, Battles of, Ploiesti, Romania, 1943-1944--Aerial photographs; Ploiesti (Romania)--History--Aerial photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Romania--Ploiesti--Aerial photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Aerial photographs; United States. Army Air Forces--History--Aerial photographs; Bombers--United States--Aerial photographs; B-24 Bomber--Aerial photographs; Petroleum refineries--Romania--Ploiesti--Aerial photographs

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