The flight of four US Army Air Corps P-47D-15 Thunderbolts raced back home for England at low altitude, leaving behind them a blazing railyard.
“Red Leader, this is Red Three, I have red smoke at my four o’ clock. Looks like a Kraut airfield. Request permission to give it a squirt.”
“Red Three, this is Red Leader, roger, I see it. Take your section and go in quick. We’ll cover you. Watch out for flak.”