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13 Die When B-25 Hits Empire State Building, July 29, 1945

July 29, 2010 | 11:36 am



 
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July 29, 1945, Empire State Building

July 29, 1945: “For two minutes the pinnacle of the chromium-girt Empire State stood out sharp and clear in the drizzle while orange-red flames licked around. Then the soft fog closed in again to hide the scene from the horrified sight of thousands of midtown office workers who had rushed to the windows at the sound of the explosion, which echoed over central Manhattan like a blockbuster.”




July 29, 1945, Empire State Building


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July 29, 1945, Empire State Building


July 29, 1945, Empire State Building
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