Air Force Photos

Tuskegee Airmen
An armorer of the 15th U.S. Air Force checks ammunition belts of the .50 caliber machine guns in the wings of a P-51 Mustang fighter plane before it leaves an Italian base for a mission against German military targets. The 15th Air Force was organized for long range assault missions and its fighters and bombers range over enemy targets in occupied and satellite nations as well as Germany itself. Ca. September 1944. (National Archives photo no. 208-MO-18H-32984)

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