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.
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.
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)