6.10.2004
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Captured Motors
U.S. Army Signal Corps photo, dated 1944

U.S. troops look over some of the 500 Junkers airplane engines in a captured Nazi assembly plant in the liberated French town of Charmes. As the Allied advance gained momentum, scores of such factories were captured, severely crippling the ability of the German war machine to replenish its losses.

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