B-17 "Flying Fortress" Bomber    

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Another way to get to the target?

B-17 carrying JB-2 rockets (Jet Bomb-2    -   US-made copy of German V-1)

B-17 test-firing JB-2 rocket

Navigator (seated at table) and bombardier, in nose compartment

Waist guns




Extensive nose damage

Story about above aircraft

Gasoline station with
B-17 roof

B-17 controls

B-17 assembly line

Women working on
new B-17

B-17 (top) and B-29

Bombing through clouds
using radar

Ball-turret (on underside of plane)

B-17 (lower left) and
B-52 bombers


Evolution of the B-17

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