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 HQ Batallón) August 15, 2016

An incredibly rare gathering of WWII-era bombers at the 2015 Thunder Over Michigan airshow at historic Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI. Watch as these special aircraft perform individual parade passes before joining up for several formation flyovers.

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The first appearance of the Flying Fortress in film was a Y1B-17 in the 1938 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) production Test Pilot, although for the crash scene a Douglas DC-2 was modified to stand in for the bomber, the...read more

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He was fortunate enough to witness this incredible piece of aviation history. This bomber is over 70 years old and has been kept in running condition by the Experimental Aircraft Association based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. There are only 12 of these bombers still flyable in the entire world. ...read more

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 HQ Batallón) April 06, 2016

Witness the assembly and hanging of six WWII-era aircraft, all in under six minutes at The National WWII Museum's US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center. You will see a North American B-25 Mitchell, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a General Motors TBM Avenger, a Chance Vought F4U Corsair, a...read more

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 HQ Batallón) March 31, 2016

Headphones or good speakers are required! EAA - B-17G "Aluminum Overcast" visits VAA Chapter 29 in Hayward, California, September 27, 2015. One of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world. 

Climb aboard the 65,000-lb. B-17 bomber and step back in time to the World War II era. Feel...read more

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Four days before Christmas 1943, in the darkest hours of WWII, a miracle took place. Two enemies—an American bomber pilot and a German fighter ace—met in combat over Germany and did the unexpected: They decided not to kill one another. Even more incredibly, as old men, they found one another...read more

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After literally losing the nose of his B-17 Flying Fortress as the result of a direct hit by flak over Cologne, Germany on October 15, 1944, 1st Lt. Lawrence M. deLancey, 25, of Corvallis, Oregon returned to England and landed the crew safely at his home base. Each...read more

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The ceremony to deliver the presidential citation awarded to John Pedevillano,  a B-17 bombardier during World War II,  took place last Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol Hill in Washington, hosted by Arizona Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Vice Chief of...read more

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Set within the framework of World War II in Europe, Shot Down tells the true story about the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew, piloted by the author's father, after their plane was knocked out of the sky by...read more

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Original color footage of World War II aircraft including B-17, P-51, Spitfire IX MJ730 and P-47. The B17 looks new and has no squadron identification. Those spits with the HT squadron markings are from the 154 RAF Squadron, and they were loaded with 90 gal slipper tanks. 

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