Into Germany

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With the Luftwaffe virtually wiped out by 1945, 9th Air Force aircraft roamed freely over Germany, attacking targets of opportunity and providing excellent close support for Allied troops. Under the umbrella of complete air superiority, the Allies crossed the Rhine in late March, and advanced quickly into Germany. On May 8, 1945, Germany surrendered.

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