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    WWII B-24 assembly ship - photo

    Assembly or formation ships were stripped down B-17 and B-24 bombers with unique paint schemes designed to organize bomber formations quickly.

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    Bomber?
    I thought it was a Wonder Bread delivery vehicle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    Bomber?
    I thought it was a Wonder Bread delivery vehicle.
    Chuckle. Yeah, that was my first thought too. I had an image of us bombing the starving Dutch people with loaves of bread near the end of the war.
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    Bread Bombing. Starving or not, can't picture Europeans eating that awful sponge-like white bread. Even makes me shudder. But even in the head, wouldn't hurt!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    Bread Bombing. Starving or not, can't picture Europeans eating that awful sponge-like white bread. Even makes me shudder. But even in the head, wouldn't hurt!
    After the starvation imposed by the Nazis, they would probably have relished a good loaf to the head, even if it were rubbery American bread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mklotz View Post
    After the starvation imposed by the Nazis, they would probably have relished a good loaf to the head, even if it were rubbery American bread.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_...944%E2%80%9345
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