"I'll Get Bye" B-17G-55-BO Flying Fortress s/n 42-102700 412th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Shot down on August 2,1944, all but three crewmembers were killed. Plane was hit in the wing by flak, knocking off the wing tip. The plane veered to left and caught fire, then exploded. They were flying as deputy lead crew for this mission
"Nine O Nine"B-17G-30-BO Flying Fortresss/n 42-31909323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force.Pictured with one of her many crews, she flew 140 combat missions between March 1944 and April 1945. She was returned to the U.S. after the end of hostilities and was, sadly, sent ot the scrappers at Kingman,AZ.She is showing 71 missions.
Pfc. Cory Miller, I Battery, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires the FIM-92 Stinger missile at the MQM-170 Outlaw drone plane. The FIM-92 Stinger is a personal portable infrared homing surface-to-air missile. U.S. Army photo by Casey Slusser. #military