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Women workers install fixtures and assemblies to a tail fuselage section of a B-17 bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, Calif. Better known as the "Flying Fortress," the B-17F is

Women workers install fixtures and assemblies to a tail fuselage section of a B-17 bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, Calif. Better known as the "Flying Fortress," the B-17F is

Strategic Air Command Wing Poster B-29 / B-50 Superfortress Wings Poster 18 X 24 We are proud to present this poster honoring the men and units that won the cold war. Each poster commemorates the bomb

B-29 / B-50 Superfortress Wings Poster 18 X 24 Military Airplanes

Strategic Air Command Wing Poster B-29 / B-50 Superfortress Wings Poster 18 X 24 We are proud to present this poster honoring the men and units that won the cold war. Each poster commemorates the bomb

The chin turret of a Boeing B-17G bomber with the cowling removed, revealing its six .50 caliber machine guns (June 17, 1944)

The chin turret of a Boeing B-17G bomber with the cowling removed, revealing its six .50 caliber machine guns (June 17, 1944)

Formation of Boeing B-17's of the 8th Air Forces in flight over England.

Formation of Boeing B-17's of the 8th Air Forces in flight over England.

28 June 1945: The very last of 18,482 B-24 Liberator very long range heavy bombers rolled off the assembly line at Ford’s Willow Run Aircraft Plant, located between Bellview and Ypsilanti, Michigan.

28 June 1945: The very last of 18,482 B-24 Liberator very long range heavy bombers rolled off the assembly line at Ford’s Willow Run Aircraft Plant, located between Bellview and Ypsilanti, Michigan.

B-17 kills B-17  OMG! http://media-cache-ec3.pinimg.com/736x/d8/49/c0/d849c0e3df9109ec66fa16a44cf52add.jpg

B-17 kills B-17 OMG! http://media-cache-ec3.pinimg.com/736x/d8/49/c0/d849c0e3df9109ec66fa16a44cf52add.jpg

Memphis Belle. There was some initial disagreement about the choice of name for this plane amongst the crew. Whether you are superstitious or not, you could say it was a good choice. Are all the Belles in Memphis like this?  rjp

Memphis Belle. There was some initial disagreement about the choice of name for this plane amongst the crew. Whether you are superstitious or not, you could say it was a good choice. Are all the Belles in Memphis like this? rjp

S/Sgt. Alan E. Magee poses for the camera, halfway into the tight confines of the ball turret of a B-17 Flying Fortres

S/Sgt. Alan E. Magee poses for the camera, halfway into the tight confines of the ball turret of a B-17 Flying Fortres

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