Sunday, March 17, 2013
Its No Wonder the Crews Liked the B-17 Best
On November 23, 1944, spotters of a British antiaircraft unit near Cortonburg, Belgium, were astonished to see a B-17, its landing gear down, approaching their gun positions. As the gunners put in a call to their Operations Room at nearby Erps-Querps, the Fortress came in fast for a rather rough landing on a plowed field near the gun position.
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Awesome B-17 Story from Bayou Renaissance Man