Events

Vintage WWII aircraft take a victory lap over DC

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Just past high noon on Friday, a makeshift squadron of World War II-era fighters and bombers flew across the National Mall to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in Europe. The Arsenal of Democracy flyover brought out thousands of spectators, including many DC Focused contributors. Be sure to click the links to see higher resolution versions of the images.

Featured image, The Missing Man formation by Victoria Pickering is part of the DC Focused flickr pool. More photos from the pool below.

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missing man by Beau Finley

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#ww2flyover, by John Sonderman 

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Arsenal of Democracy. WWII Victory Flyover by John Jack Photography

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Consolidated B-24 Liberator by Zack Lewkowicz

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North American P-51 Mustangs by Victoria Pickering

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WWII Flyover by angela n.

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress over DC by Jeff Norman

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WWIIFlyover by Jim Havard

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Flying in Pairs by Richard Barnhill

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Air Force Memorial WWII Flyover by Navin Sarma

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Victory in Europe Day Flyover by Andrew Pasko-Reader

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3 Across – Cinemascope by Zack Lewkowicz

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Taken from the Watergate Steps . . . by John Jack Photography

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