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B-17 Fortresses of the 301st Bomb Group over the Italian Alps on their way to the rail yards in Vienna, Austria, 12 Mar 1945. Note the B-17 in the center with its ball turret replaced with the H2X ground scanning radar.B-17G
B-17 Fortresses of the 301st Bomb Group over the Italian Alps on their way to the rail yards in Vienna, Austria, 12 Mar 1945. Note the B-17 in the center with its ball turret replaced with the H2X ground scanning radar.B-17G 'Big Yank' of the 483rd Bomber Group, circa 1945
War weary aircraft at the Wheeler Field graveyard (Waieli Gulch airstrip), Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Apr 1945. Photo 1 of 2.B-17G Flying Fortress
War weary aircraft at the Wheeler Field graveyard (Waieli Gulch airstrip), Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Apr 1945. Photo 1 of 2.B-17G Flying Fortress 'Wee-Willie' of 322nd Bomber Squadron of USAAF 91st Bomber Group losing a wing from flak fire over Stendal, Germany, 8 Apr 1945; 8 were killed; pilot and 1 crewman survived
B-17G Fortress of the 401st Bomb Group based at Deenethorpe, England on the ramp at Poltava, Ukraine alongside a B-24 Liberator and a C-47 Skytrain, 11 Apr 1945. Poltava was used by US bombers during Operation Frantic.B-17 Flying Fortress bombers of USAAF 398th Bombardment Group on bombing run to Neumünster, Germany, 13 Apr 1945
B-17G Fortress of the 401st Bomb Group based at Deenethorpe, England on the ramp at Poltava, Ukraine alongside a B-24 Liberator and a C-47 Skytrain, 11 Apr 1945. Poltava was used by US bombers during Operation Frantic.B-17 Flying Fortress bombers of USAAF 398th Bombardment Group on bombing run to Neumünster, Germany, 13 Apr 1945
B-17G Fortresses of the 546th Bomb Squadron drop their loads on the rail yards at Elsterwerda, Germany, Apr 19 1945. Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft signaling the remaining aircraft to drop their bombs.A message from the starving people of Holland to the US Air Force for food drops during Operation Chowhound, early May 1945. The RAF ran Operation Manna that dropped even more food to the starving Dutch. Page 1 of 2.
B-17G Fortresses of the 546th Bomb Squadron drop their loads on the rail yards at Elsterwerda, Germany, Apr 19 1945. Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft signaling the remaining aircraft to drop their bombs.A message from the starving people of Holland to the US Air Force for food drops during Operation Chowhound, early May 1945. The RAF ran Operation Manna that dropped even more food to the starving Dutch. Page 1 of 2.
B-17G Fortress “Liquid-8-Or” of 569th Bomb Squadron dropping cases of “10 in 1” rations into Holland during Operation Chowhound aimed at breaking the famine in western Holland, May 1 or 3 1945.P-51D Mustangs of the 353rd Fighter Group in a line at a B-17 Fortress base of the 493rd Bomb Group, RAF Debach, Suffolk, England, UK, June 1945.
B-17G Fortress “Liquid-8-Or” of 569th Bomb Squadron dropping cases of “10 in 1” rations into Holland during Operation Chowhound aimed at breaking the famine in western Holland, May 1 or 3 1945.P-51D Mustangs of the 353rd Fighter Group in a line at a B-17 Fortress base of the 493rd Bomb Group, RAF Debach, Suffolk, England, UK, June 1945.
Three radio-controlled B-17G-90-DL Flying Fortress drone aircraft in flight, probably out of Eglin Field, Florida, United States, 6 Aug 1946SB-17G aircraft of Flight D of the US Air Force 5th Rescue Squadron, circa late 1940s; note rescue boat mounted beneath fuselage, chin-mounted radar dome, and Catalina in background
Three radio-controlled B-17G-90-DL Flying Fortress drone aircraft in flight, probably out of Eglin Field, Florida, United States, 6 Aug 1946SB-17G aircraft of Flight D of the US Air Force 5th Rescue Squadron, circa late 1940s; note rescue boat mounted beneath fuselage, chin-mounted radar dome, and Catalina in background
Front view of one of two Boeing EB-17G aircraft. The aircraft were modified as test bed aircraft for the Allison T-38 turboprop (later T-56), circa 1950, Indiana, United States (designation changed to JB-17G in 1956).In-flight view of one of two Boeing JB-17G aircraft. The aircraft were modified as test bed aircraft for the Allison T-56 turboprop, circa 1950, Indiana, United States (designation changed to JB-17G in 1956).
Front view of one of two Boeing EB-17G aircraft. The aircraft were modified as test bed aircraft for the Allison T-38 turboprop (later T-56), circa 1950, Indiana, United States (designation changed to JB-17G in 1956).In-flight view of one of two Boeing JB-17G aircraft. The aircraft were modified as test bed aircraft for the Allison T-56 turboprop, circa 1950, Indiana, United States (designation changed to JB-17G in 1956).
SB-17 aircraft at Narsarsuaq Air Base, Greenland, circa 1952This B-17G Fortress saw no service during World War II but was purchased from surplus in 1947 and installed at this gas station in Oak Grove, Oregon with only 37 total hours on the engines, photo circa 1959.
SB-17 aircraft at Narsarsuaq Air Base, Greenland, circa 1952This B-17G Fortress saw no service during World War II but was purchased from surplus in 1947 and installed at this gas station in Oak Grove, Oregon with only 37 total hours on the engines, photo circa 1959.
B-17F Flying Fortress bomber B-17
B-17F Flying Fortress bomber 'Memphis Belle' during refurbishment, Millington, Tennessee, United States, 11 Jul 2003B-17 'Short Bier' aircraft, ball turret, Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah, United States, Aug 2006
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B-17 'Short Bier' aircraft, bomb bay, Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah, United States, Aug 2006B-17 'Short Bier' aircraft, crew list, Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah, United States, Aug 2006

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