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Three B-17E Flying Fortress bombers in flight, probably flying from Hendricks Filed, Florida, United States, 1941-1942B-17E Fortress in flight from its base at Hickam Field, Hawaii between Dec 1941 and Apr 1942. On 5 Apr 1942 this bomber crashed into Mt Keahiakahoe on Oahu while returning from a patrol killing all 11 aboard.
Three B-17E Flying Fortress bombers in flight, probably flying from Hendricks Filed, Florida, United States, 1941-1942B-17E Fortress in flight from its base at Hickam Field, Hawaii between Dec 1941 and Apr 1942. On 5 Apr 1942 this bomber crashed into Mt Keahiakahoe on Oahu while returning from a patrol killing all 11 aboard.
An early model B-17 Fortress captured by the Japanese and repainted with Japanese markings, circa 1942.American airmen posing with the side machine gun of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, May 1942
An early model B-17 Fortress captured by the Japanese and repainted with Japanese markings, circa 1942.American airmen posing with the side machine gun of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, May 1942
American YB-17 bomber crew receiving last minute instructions before taking off on a mission, Langley Field, Virginia, United States, May 1942YB-17 Flying Fortress bomber at rest at Langley Field, Virginia, United States, May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note tail of two B-18 Bolo and an A-20 Havoc aircraft in background
American YB-17 bomber crew receiving last minute instructions before taking off on a mission, Langley Field, Virginia, United States, May 1942YB-17 Flying Fortress bomber at rest at Langley Field, Virginia, United States, May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note tail of two B-18 Bolo and an A-20 Havoc aircraft in background
YB-17 Flying Fortress bomber at rest at Langley Field, Virginia, United States, May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note B-18 Bolo and two A-20 Havoc aircraft in backgroundB-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
YB-17 Flying Fortress bomber at rest at Langley Field, Virginia, United States, May 1942, photo 2 of 2; note B-18 Bolo and two A-20 Havoc aircraft in backgroundB-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2
B-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2B-17E bomber of 72nd Bomb Squadron of US 5th Bomb Group, Midway Atoll, 1942
B-17E aircraft being serviced at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2B-17E bomber of 72nd Bomb Squadron of US 5th Bomb Group, Midway Atoll, 1942
B-17E bomber taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942US Army Air Force B-17E bombers taking off from the airfield on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 3-4 Jun 1942
B-17E bomber taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, May-Jun 1942US Army Air Force B-17E bombers taking off from the airfield on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 3-4 Jun 1942
SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3B-17 Flying Fortress bomber at rest, silhouetted by the setting sun, Langley Field, Virginia, United States, Jul 1942; note B-18 Bolo and two A-20 Havoc aircraft in background
SB2U-3 Vindicator aircraft of US Marine Corps squadron VMSB-241 taking off from Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 4-6 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3B-17 Flying Fortress bomber at rest, silhouetted by the setting sun, Langley Field, Virginia, United States, Jul 1942; note B-18 Bolo and two A-20 Havoc aircraft in background
Six B-17E bombers, the entire heavy bombing strength of the US 5th Air Force at the time, took off for a raid on Rabaul, New Britain, Solomon Islands, 1942American woman riveting join sections of wing ribs that would later go into a B-17F Flying Fortress bomber, Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, California, United States, Oct 1942
Six B-17E bombers, the entire heavy bombing strength of the US 5th Air Force at the time, took off for a raid on Rabaul, New Britain, Solomon Islands, 1942American woman riveting join sections of wing ribs that would later go into a B-17F Flying Fortress bomber, Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, California, United States, Oct 1942
American women working in the interior of the tail section of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, California, United States, Oct 1942Female employee of Douglas Aircraft Company working on the nose of a B-17F bomber, Long Beach, California, United States, Oct 1942
American women working in the interior of the tail section of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, California, United States, Oct 1942Female employee of Douglas Aircraft Company working on the nose of a B-17F bomber, Long Beach, California, United States, Oct 1942
B-17F Fortress “The Aztec’s Curse” of the 26th Bomb Squadron immediately after an attack on Ghizo Island in the Solomon Islands, 5 Oct 1942.US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942
B-17F Fortress “The Aztec’s Curse” of the 26th Bomb Squadron immediately after an attack on Ghizo Island in the Solomon Islands, 5 Oct 1942.US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942

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