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Consolidated B-24 Liberator  15th Air Force Liberators on the mission to Muhldorf,Germany on March 19,1945.

Previous pinner"Consolidated Liberator Air Force Liberators on the mission to Muhldorf,Germany on March This series of pins are not "Good Memories", but pinned in memory of my husband who was a pilot with the Air Force.

Boeing B-17F-10-BO Flying Fortress 41-24485 Memphis Belle Captain Robert K. Morgan assigned to the 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) 324th Bomb Squadron (Heavy) (U.S. Air Force) BFD

Boeing Flying Fortress Memphis Belle, Captain Robert K. Morgan, assigned to the Bombardment Group (Heavy), Bomb Squadron (Heavy) (U.

Bombadier. I could not pull myself up there. Ok, let me redo that, I wouldn't want to get in there!!! Hahaha!

The Boeing Flying Fortress. The young men were given 300 hours of intensive training before being deployed to action. The initial rejection rate of applicants was Less than perfect eyesight was a major cause of rejection.

Martin B-26 Marauder - check out how much right rudder the pilot has in to keep her flying - amazing!

Martin Marauder - check how much right rudder the pilot has in to keep her flying - amazing!

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Workhorses of the Army Air Force. The Flying Fortress and the Liberator.

“i fly through the valley of death, i shall fear no evil. for i am at 80,000 feet and climbing”

War-torn Warbirds: Haunting Images of Liberators - Fire spreads rapidly across a damaged

B-17 Flying Fortresses dropping on the signal from the smoke bomb, April 1945.

Fortresses of the Bomb Squadron drop their loads on the rail yards at Elsterwerda, Germany, Apr 19 Note the smoke marker dropped by the lead aircraft signaling the remaining aircraft to drop their bombs. (US National Archives)

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