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Bombing the American Heartland for Fun and Profit

Hey.

Did you ever hear about the time the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) bombed the warehouse district in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota?

Or the time they firebombed the stockyards across the river in Saint Paul?

How about the devastating nighttime raid on the freight yards in Minot, North Dakota?

No? Well, they really happened, in 1944 and 1945.

Admittedly, they were training missions, but, still…
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