Picture date: December 24, 1944
St. Vith, Belgium

OverlaySt. Vith, Belgium

Original image caption:

More than 100 9th Air Force Martin B-26 Marauders, Christmas afternoon, dropped their bomb loads on the heart of St. Vith, Belgium, the important road junction and communications center captured by the Germans in their counter-offensive. Marauders, Havocs and Invaders bombed bridges, roads, towns, and strong-points. Christmas day in a part of a systematic plan to isolate German troops from their supply sources.

Source Archive picture: Fold3-ID #29018653
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Country:
Belgium

City:
St. Vith

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