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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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 Lieutenant) December 02, 2014

Five miles above the earth and deep behind enemy lines, eleven men inside a bomber known as the "Flying Fortress" fight for their lives against swarms of enemy German fighters. As American bombers are picked off one by one, their mission becomes very clear: survive.

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