And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Monday, July 27, 2020
B-29 Superfortress “Umbriago III - Dat’s My Boy" of the 73rd Bomber Wing, 499th Bomber Group, ditched 90 miles NW of Saipan after bombing the Mitsubishi aircraft factory at Nagoya. Photo taken by US Navy PBY-5A Catalina that rescued the survivors. The aircraft remained afloat all night and was sunk the next day by naval fire.