Double Victory: Minorities and Women During World War II
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Air raids on Ploesti



Oil storage tanks at the Columbia Aquila refinery in Ploesti, Romania, burn after a raid of B-24 Liberator bombers from the U.S. Army Air Force on 1 August 1943. Ploesti refineries were the main source of oil for Nazi Germany during World War II.

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