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|Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. |
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress or the so called "Sentimental Journey” is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed for the U.S. Army Air Corps (USAAC). The B-17 aircraft was manufactured by Boeing. It has eliminated its competitors and has met the Air Corps' expectations to compete against Douglas and Martin f...
|John Wayne, the famous american actor with the nickname The Duke, was born in this house in Winterset Iowa as Marion Robert Morrison and later changed to Marion Michael Morrison on may 26. 1907. He lived here with his parents untill 1911 when they moved to California because of the health problems of Johns father.||05/27/2007||823|
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress was a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber that was flown by the United States Military in World War II and the Korean War, and by other nations afterwards. The name "Superfortress" was derived from that of its well-known predecessor, the B-17 Flying Fortress, and carried on a series of names for Boeing-built bombers followed by...
|The Liberty Foundation’s B-17G Liberty Belle is a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber made near the end of the World War II. She has been restored and now tours air shows. ||03/19/2008||477|
| 1. Spad S-13 (r, s)|
2. Boeing Stearman PT-17 (s)
3. North American AT-6D Texan (s)
4. Consolidated B-24M Liberator
5. North American P-51D Mustang (r)
6. Douglas C-47 Skytrain (s)
7. Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
8. Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
9. Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (s)
10. Boeing B-29A Superfortress
|Fortress Eben-Emael, a beautiful name for an impregnable fortress.<br> Unfortunately, less then 50 German paratroopers managed to silence the fortress in less then 15 minutes.|
In 1988, the fortress was re-opened and it became able to visit the fortress. Nowadays, a lot of work is done by the volunteers of the fortress, to give you the most realistic impression of what happened ove...
|The Swamp Ghost is a Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress piloted by Captain Frederick 'Fred' C. Eaton, Jr, that crashed in Papua New Guinea during the Second World War in 1942. The plane was rediscovered in 1972 in Agaiambo swamp, Oro Province. It was salvaged in 2006 and moved to Lae wharf where it lies waiting for permission to be transferred to the United States.||03/19/2008||4,335|
|Jet in flight (probably from John Wayne Airport) leaving Orange County, California and heading East.||01/11/2006||544|
|On July 15, 1779 General Anthony Wayne and his men attacked a British fortification located on the peninsula at Stony Point. The peninsula, situated on the west bank of the Hudson River about 10 miles (16 k.) south of West Point and 35 miles (56 k.) north of New York City was the western terminus of the King's ferry. Wayne, marching south from the West Point area, split his forces into three se...||10/10/2005||630|
|Fortress "Gerhard" is built between 1856 and 1863 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. From 1921 till 1945, the fortress was in use by the Kriegsmarine.|
The fortress today:
Fortress "Gerhard" is nowadays a museum. It has an exhibit about the garrison life during the Interbellum and World War II.
Address:ul. Ku Morzu, Swinoujscie
|This is the airport of John Travolta's flying community in Florida.||07/30/2005||4,602|
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On 26 January 1982, this Boeing 707 was flying a cargo of military supplies from Libya to Damascus when it was attacked by an Iraqi or Israeli fighter plane. The crippled freighter managed to land at Damascus, but was considered damaged beyond repair.