National Geographic : 1945 Mar
Return to Florence IT. S . Army Air Forces, Official How to "Strangle" the Enemy-B -26's Cut His Bridge-borne Supplies North of Orvieto While bombing this span on another raid, the author's squadron "hit the jack pot," a 40-car train; hundreds of Germans jumped for their lives. This raid spared the highway bridge (right). The altitude is around 10,000 feet, as antiaircraft guns prevented a low approach. Craters show pattern bombing by "heavies."