Aviation History

ORIGINAL 25-MISSION BOMBER MEMORIALIZED

Anyone who has seen —the 1944 documentary or the 1991 film dramatization—knows of the eponymous 91st Bombardment Group B-17F that on May 19, 1943, became famous as the first Eighth Air of the 303rd Bomb Group, completed its 25th on May 13, but remained in service until its mission tally totaled 48.

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