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

1 comment:

Brock Townsend said...

I can't believe I've never heard that story! WOW!