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Overhead view of a Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber in flight, showing the close design similarities to the rugged Douglas C-47 Skytrain, mid-1930sT/Sgt. Raymond A. Heilman, Jr. and fellow crew of the 11th Bomber Group Heavy of the USAAF 42nd Squadron posing by a B-18 Bolo bomber, Schofield Barracks, US Territory of Hawaii, circa 1940
Overhead view of a Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber in flight, showing the close design similarities to the rugged Douglas C-47 Skytrain, mid-1930sT/Sgt. Raymond A. Heilman, Jr. and fellow crew of the 11th Bomber Group Heavy of the USAAF 42nd Squadron posing by a B-18 Bolo bomber, Schofield Barracks, US Territory of Hawaii, circa 1940
B-18 Bolo bomber at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Jan 1940Aircraft Mechanic Class 2A posing for their graduation photo in front of a B-18 Bolo bomber at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 5 Jun 1940
B-18 Bolo bomber at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Jan 1940Aircraft Mechanic Class 2A posing for their graduation photo in front of a B-18 Bolo bomber at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 5 Jun 1940
B-18 Bolo bomber port wing with low-drag experimental panel, Langley Field, Virginia, United States, 1 Jan 1941; note P-43 Lancer fighter in backgroundBomb damage to Hangars 15-17 and 11-13 at Hickam Field, Oahu, at 1700 on 7 Dec 1941; note B-18 bomber in hanger
B-18 Bolo bomber port wing with low-drag experimental panel, Langley Field, Virginia, United States, 1 Jan 1941; note P-43 Lancer fighter in backgroundBomb damage to Hangars 15-17 and 11-13 at Hickam Field, Oahu, at 1700 on 7 Dec 1941; note B-18 bomber in hanger
B-18 Bolo resting at an airfield, pre-May 1942B-18A in flight, pre-May 1942
B-18 Bolo resting at an airfield, pre-May 1942B-18A in flight, pre-May 1942
Canadians pulling the wreckage of a Digby Mark I aircraft out of Freshwater Bay at Dover, Dominion of Newfoundland (now Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada), after the plane crashed into the bay on 2 Jan 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
Canadians pulling the wreckage of a Digby Mark I aircraft out of Freshwater Bay at Dover, Dominion of Newfoundland (now Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada), after the plane crashed into the bay on 2 Jan 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 backgroundHenry Arnold awarding Doolittle Raiders at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942; note B-18 Bolo 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 backgroundHenry Arnold awarding Doolittle Raiders at Bolling Field, Washington DC, United States, 27 Jun 1942; note B-18 Bolo aircraft in background
B-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 backgroundB-18 Bolo aircraft at an airfield in Panama, Feb-Jun 1943
B-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 backgroundB-18 Bolo aircraft at an airfield in Panama, Feb-Jun 1943
A B-18 bomber of the USAAF 27th Bomb Group, Eagle Farm air base, Brisbane, Australia, Feb-Jun 1943Close-up of the nose of the B-18 bomber on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 27 Jun 2014
A B-18 bomber of the USAAF 27th Bomb Group, Eagle Farm air base, Brisbane, Australia, Feb-Jun 1943Close-up of the nose of the B-18 bomber on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 27 Jun 2014
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