A Destroyed Fortress at Brest

Title

A Destroyed Fortress at Brest

Subject

The 362nd Fighter Group was sent to bomb parts of the city and harbor of Brest on multiple occasions.

Description

The German army fortified many of the port cities in France, and none were attacked with such ferocity as Brest. The photo shows the leftover rubble of one of these strongholds at Brest, which was bombed by pilots of the Ninth Air Force.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Files

German_fortress_Brest.JPG

Collection

Citation

“A Destroyed Fortress at Brest,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed March 31, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/64.