b17

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    Do you think this is real or fake? I can't tell.
  2. Res Ipsa Loquitur

    B17 bomber rescued from Papua New Guinea

    From War History Online https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/world-war-two-b-17e-bomber-rescued-papua-new-guinea-swamp.html?src=fba&type=int&page=who This B-17E bomber crashed in 1942 in one of the first air attack by the US Air Force during the war. The bomber was on a mission to...
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    B-17 with exotic painting

    I share with you some photos of a Boeing B-17 bomber with an exotic and unusual camouflage. Does anyone know if this plane entered service and what the function of this painting? I count on your visit. Aviação em Floripa: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Spotted Cow" Best Regards.
  4. BloodyPirate

    B-17 pilot spared by German Ace

    German pilot in WWII spared an American B-17 pilot over Germany only to reunite 40 years later and become fishing buddies ~ News Forage I find these stories rather interesting. It's nice to know the two men found peace with each other.
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    B-17 Crashes and Burns

    Sad that one of the last few airworthy B-17s has crashed and burned. Amazing pictures and even more amazing that her crew of 7 survived the crash... WWII bomber crashes near Aurora, all 7 aboard said to be OK - chicagotribune.com
  6. tjadams

    B-17 Charlie Brown: A true story

    Quoting: There is an account of this with actual pictures of the plane, but this is very interesting. Look carefully at the B-17 and note how shot up it is - one engine dead, tail, horizontal stabilizer and nose shot up.. It was ready to fall out of the sky. (This is a painting done by an...