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Flying Fortress.
Contemporary Examples

They calmed down when Cronkite informed them his ass had been over the Channel and back in a B-17.
The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day Timothy M. Gay June 5, 2012

Historical Examples

Of course, the B-36 is much more complicated to build than the B-17, and far more expensive.
State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman

We used to think that the B-17 was a huge plane, and the blockbuster it carried a huge load.
State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman

Freddy snorted, and glanced out the port at the broad expanse of sun-flooded Indian Ocean beneath the wings of the B-17.
Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal Robert Sydney Bowen

The B-17 bombers, however, were heavily armed and could defend themselves fairly well.
The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson

Alfred Jocque was in the bunk next to me and he was the bombadier on a B-17 that was shot down.
The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson


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