World War II veterans, left to right, Jim McClain, William Newbold, and Bob Rans, view a B24 bomber like the ones they flew on the Ploesti Raid while touring the United States Air Force

 

              World War II veterans, left to right, Jim McClain, William Newbold, and Bob Rans, view a B24 bomber like the ones they flew on the Ploesti Raid while touring the United States Air Force
World War II veterans, left to right, Jim McClain, William Newbold, and Bob Rans, view a B24 bomber like the ones they flew on the Ploesti Raid while touring the United States Air Force Museum, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. The planes flew a dangerous low altitude raid on Aug. 1, 1943, targeting heavily defended oil fields in occupied Romania. Survivors of the raid are having a 70th reunion Thursday in Dayton. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)