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Forged and forgotten: Minnesota ammo plant helped win WWII

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Seventy years ago, a B-17 bomber on the way back from Germany fell short of its base in the English countryside. Returning from a doomed raid, it crashed at Winkfield, a short training strip.


The crew got out, but the plane burned and left little more than some melted aluminum.

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