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 Teniente) October 20, 2016
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The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). 

The B-17 was primarily employed...read more

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On these days, when The 489th Bomb Group has been reactivated during a ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base and will be the first B-1B Lancer Reserve unit in the Air Force, is time to remember Deputy group commander Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance, who was awarded...read more

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Maynard H. Smith, nicknamed Snuffy Smith, was a US Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant and gunner aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber assigned to the 423d Bombardment  Squadron, 306th Bomb Group in World War II, who received the ...read more

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The B-17 Flying Fortress, nicknamed “Sentimental Journey,” flew in the Pacific theatre during the Second World War. Of the 1.5 million tons of bombs dropped in Europe by U.S. aircraft during this time, 640,000 tons came from B-17s. The CAF describes the B-...read more

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At the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum now face to the important and meticulous task of resurrecting "Flak-Bait", a Martin B-26 Marauder in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hanger at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Leadered...read more

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 Teniente) June 18, 2016

A lot of interesting scenes are showing on this footage: AVs, B-17s flying in formation over enemy terrain (numerous shots). Ints, B-17 in flight. Crewmen at their stations. AV, B-17s leaving vapor trails in the sky. AVs, flak bursts outside bomber. CU, airmen in helmet and oxygen mask. AVs,...read more

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 Teniente) April 03, 2016
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The P-51 Mustang and the men that flew them saved lives in the skies and on the ground. The P-51 Mustang was a solution to the clear need for an effective bomber escort. The Mustang was at least as simple as other aircraft of its era. It used a common, reliable...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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 HQ Comando Supremo) June 12, 2015
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The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced on 11th June that the remains of two U.S. servicemen, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors.

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