Operation Argument (‘Big Week’): The beginning of the end of the German Luftwaffe

Luftwaffe ground crew positioning a Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 equipped with an underwing gondola cannon kit, assigned to a Luftwaffe squadron in France, late 1943. The cannon was especially effective in attacking American strategic bombers. This aircraft was one of several types of German fighters that engaged B-17 bombers and P-51 fighters during Operation Argument. (Archive photo)

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