The organised formation of the bomber planes high above ground are a completely different picture to the fire and confusion going on where the bombs hit and this is a very good example of order and disorder in war.

The organised formation of the bomber planes high above ground are a completely different picture to the fire and confusion going on where the bombs hit and this is a very good example of order and disorder in war.

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the then United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations.  1938  wem

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the then United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations. 1938 wem

Jet Blueprints | This fabulous B-17 cutaway comes in a 8.5x11 PDF for FREE included in ...

Jet Blueprints | This fabulous B-17 cutaway comes in a 8.5x11 PDF for FREE included in ...

New London Tube Map Shows How Long It Takes to Walk, Not Ride a Train

New London Tube Map Shows How Long It Takes to Walk, Not Ride a Train

Transport for London has released another alternative version of the Tube map—and it’s actually really useful. The London transport manager has created a ‘Walk the Tube’ map, which shows how long it takes to totter between stations.

Crew of B-17 Flying Fortress prepares for mission. When the men of an 8th Air Force group gave the town of Thetford, UK, a plaque, honoring it as the birthplace of Thomas Caine, American patriot philosopher & author, the crew of the B-17 thought it would be appropriate to name their plane " Tom Caine", and to inscribe it with one of his famous remarks : " Tyranny, like Hell, is not easy conquered."

Crew of B-17 Flying Fortress prepares for mission. When the men of an 8th Air Force group gave the town of Thetford, UK, a plaque, honoring it as the birthplace of Thomas Caine, American patriot philosopher & author, the crew of the B-17 thought it would be appropriate to name their plane " Tom Caine", and to inscribe it with one of his famous remarks : " Tyranny, like Hell, is not easy conquered."

WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942 show Flying Fortress bombers and their heroic crews in The Mighty 8th Command | Mail Online

WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942 show Flying Fortress bombers and their heroic crews in The Mighty 8th Command

WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942 show Flying Fortress bombers and their heroic crews in The Mighty 8th Command | Mail Online

I've been trying to stick to photographs of these planes from the time they were in service, but seeing how this is such a beautiful plane with my favorite bridge in the background, I figured why not.

Liberty Belle, restored Boeing B-17, will visit Hillsboro Airport

I've been trying to stick to photographs of these planes from the time they were in service, but seeing how this is such a beautiful plane with my favorite bridge in the background, I figured why not.

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