Memphis Belle, B-17

Survivors. The crew of the Memphis belle after their 25th combat mission, 17 May 1943. (U.S. Air Force)


The crew of the “Memphis Belle” back from its 25th operational mission. All of the crew hold the DFC and the Air Medal with three oak clusters, and all started with this Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress” and survived with only one casualty, a leg wound to the tail gunner. June 1943

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