Category - Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

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Four Marines on the “Green Hell” of Guadalcanal

Marine Corps fight veterans relive the damaging and lethal work in a number of the struggle’s hardest preventing. By Adam Makos & Marcus Brotherton On...

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The Bombing of Rabaul in November 1943

In the course of the Bombing of Rabaul, the Fifth Air Pressure mounted a concerted marketing campaign to render the Japanese bastion within the South Pacific...

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Wilbur Bowers’ Air War Over Europe

Wilbur “Bib” Bowers flew bombing missions with the eight air drive and witnessed aerial fight and different vital occasions firsthand. By Richard A. Beranty...

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From Private to Colonel

Legendary actor Jimmy Stewart piloted a bomber over Germany and retired after a prolonged army profession. By Sam McGowan Jimmy Stewart is arguably the one...

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Daylight Bombing Gamble: The Schweinfurt–Regensburg Mission

The Schweinfurt–Regensburg Mission was an formidable gamble taken by the U.S. Military Air Forces in an effort to cripple German army manufacturing. by Richard...