Claims to Fame: The B-17 Flying Fortress

The B-17 Flying Fortress was the most successful bomber in World War II, and was held in great affection by its crews. The claims to fame of this aircraft include the most missions flown, the shortest operational life, famous cre…

The B-17 Flying Fortress was the most successful bomber in World War II, and was held in great affection by its crews. The claims to fame of this aircraft include the most missions flown, the shortest operational life, famous crew members, and the most damaged aircraft. Full service details and aircraft specifications as well as illustrations.

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