B-17 Flying Fortress

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First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

B-17 Aluminum Overcast at Gwinnett County Airport

The legendary Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress has landed in Lawrenceville and tours are available throughout this weekend at 850 Airport Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.Wojtek WysockiThe Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a World War II bomber used primarily in ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

WWII hero planes land in the Lowcountry

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -Vintage aviation military heroes have flown into Lowcountry, part of the living history exhibit "Wings of Freedom Tour." It's being held at the Charleston Executive Airport on Johns Island.A crowd of people, from World War Two ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Greeleyville Elementary lends helping hand to families

Greeleyville Elementary lends helping hand to familiesUpdated: Wednesday, October 22 2014 5:53 AM EDT 2014-10-22 09:53:20 GMTFor Greeleyville Elementary, lending a helping hand to the community is part of what makes them special. The school's food pantry, ... [Published WCBD - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Really cool’ World War II aircraft on display in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. – World War II aircraft swooped down from above in Florence as they were welcomed by skyward pointing fingers, binoculars and awe-inspiring stares.Right on schedule, the B-24 Liberator and B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers, along with ... [Published SC Now - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

SLIDESHOW: Navy Blue Angels Perform At Memphis Air Show

Courtesy Cathy Jones Robert / Facebook.com Over the weekend at the Millington JetPort the Navy Blue Angels demonstration team performed in front of thousands at the 2014 Memphis Air Show, Oct. 18-19.Even the Blue Angels' C-130 Hercules "Fat Albert" even ... [Published MyFox Memphis - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

World War II airplanes visiting Charleston this week

Three vintage World War II aircraft, including one of only eight B-17's in flying condition in the U.S., will visit Charleston this week as part of a nonprofit group's educational aviation mission.The Wings of Freedom Tour includes a Boeing B-17 Flying ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Wedding That Never Happened

Memphis newspapers announced the wedding of Margaret Polk, famed as "The Memphis Belle," but the wedding never happened.By Vance LauderdaleMargaret PolkPhoto courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis LibrariesMost Memphians, I presume, recognize ... [Published Memphis Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Memphis Belle' B-17 lands in Olive Branch

This B-17 Flying Fortress was a movie star, not a combat veteran, and as it lumbered to a landing Wednesday, Dick Eiseman looked on with knowing eyes.Full story available to subscribers only.Log in | SubscribeAlready a subscriber? Activate ... [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

WWII-era bombers on display in Chesterfield

The skies over Chesterfield County looked like 1940s-era Europe Friday afternoon when three World War II-era aircraft flew over the county on their way to the airport.The three planes – a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber, a Consolidated B-24J ... [Published Times Dispatch - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

WWII fighter and bomber planes soar into Westminster - Veterans

(MCT) — Benny Allen waited at the tail of the massive Army-green aluminum B-17 Flying Fortress for his son and grandsons to exit the aircraft. Allen, 64, a Westminster-based Army veteran of the Vietnam War, has been coming to view the B-17, B-24 Liberator ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: WWII-era aircraft land in Morristown, as families remember loved ones

MORRISTOWN —  For many who turned out to see vintage World War II aircraft at Morristown Municipal Airport this week, their visits were as much about remembering history as reconnecting with family members who had served in the war.Three World War II-era ... [Published Times of Trenton - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

World War II Veterans Take Flight on B-17

FREDERICK, Md. - 71 years ago at 18-years-old, Malcolm Lawrence was inducted into the U.S. Army. And for the first time in 69 years, the World War II radio operator and gunner took a ride on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.“We were told in 1944 that we ... [Published NBC25 - Oct 03 2014]

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B-17 Aluminum Overcast at Gwinnett County Airport [Published Examiner.com - Oct 24 2014]
Vision of the Past [Published Cleveland Banner - Oct 24 2014]
WWII hero planes land in the Lowcountry [Published Live 5 WCSC - Oct 23 2014]
My Charleston Weekend + Plus: Jam-packed calend... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Oct 22 2014]
Greeleyville Elementary lends helping hand to f... [Published WCBD - Oct 22 2014]
SLIDESHOW: Navy Blue Angels Perform At Memphis ... [Published MyFox Memphis - Oct 21 2014]
‘Really cool’ World War II aircraft on display ... [Published SC Now - Oct 21 2014]
World War II airplanes visiting Charleston this... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Oct 20 2014]
The Wedding That Never Happened [Published Memphis Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
'Memphis Belle' B-17 lands in Olive Branch [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Oct 15 2014]
The French American - A True Story [Published Huffington Post - Oct 14 2014]
The French American – A True Story [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 14 2014]
'Flying Coffin' WWII Wreck Found [Published Discovery Channel - Oct 13 2014]
World War 2 bomber veteran 'overwhelmed' by pub... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Oct 12 2014]
Lux continues crusade to honor WWII bomber crew... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 11 2014]
WWII-era bombers on display in Chesterfield [Published Times Dispatch - Oct 11 2014]
These awesome RC airplanes are so huge that you... [Published Gizmodo - Oct 10 2014]
Wings of Freedom Tour brings vintage aircraft t... [Published Burlington Times-News - Oct 09 2014]
Need to Know for Wednesday, Sept. 17 [Published Fayetteville Observer - Oct 09 2014]
Wings of Freedom Tour Lands at Hagerstown Regio... [Published KEYC Television - Oct 07 2014]
WWII fighter and bomber planes soar into Westmi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 05 2014]
WWII fighter and bomber planes soar into Westmi... [Published Community Times - Oct 04 2014]
Photos: WWII-era aircraft land in Morristown, a... [Published Times of Trenton - Oct 03 2014]
High-flying history: Restored World War II bomb... [Published MountainXpress - Oct 03 2014]
World War II Veterans Take Flight on B-17 [Published NBC25 - Oct 03 2014]
William H Macy's Stir-Fry [Published PeopleMagazine.co.za - Oct 02 2014]
Morristown Airport hosts ‘Wings of Freedom’ tour [Published Morris County Daily Record - Oct 01 2014]
'Your music is the greatest morale-booster' [Published Pembroke Daily Observer - Oct 01 2014]
WWII Aircraft Visits Dutchess County Airport [Published Your News Now - Oct 01 2014]
Daily planner calendar for Oct. 1 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Oct 01 2014]
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The French American – A True Story [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 14 2014]
div class="icx-toolbar-align-right">var icx_publication_id = 14166;var icx_content_id = 199537;.icx-toolbar{padding: 0 0 5px 0;} .icx-toolbar-align-right{float: right;} It is a story of idyllic young love in Nazi-occupied France, suddenly and ...
Lockheed Laser Brings Turrets Back To Airplanes [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 17 2014]
ABC Laser Turret In Test FlightAir Force Research Laboratory In World War II, mighty bombers came equipped with gun barrels, manned by gunners at the ready to protect the plane from attacking fighters. The B-52 Stratofortress even came with a tail ...
Liveblogging World War II: July 26, 1944: St. L... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 26 2014]
Don Marsh:St. Lo Breakout:On the night of 25-26 July 1944 Combat Command "A" moved west and south to a new assembly area in the vicinity of Port Hubert, France, in preparation for the St. Lo Breakout. General Bradley's plan for the aerial bombardment ...
Liveblogging World War II: July 26, 1944: St. L... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 26 2014]
Don Marsh: St. Lo Breakout : On the night of 25-26 July 1944 Combat Command "A" moved west and south to a new assembly area in the vicinity of Port Hubert, France, in preparation for the St. Lo Breakout. General Bradley's plan for the aerial bombardment ...
US, European airlines cancel all flights to Isr... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 22 2014]
Tel Aviv airport is almost isolated following the decision of several U.S. and European airlines to cancel all flights to Israel amid concern for the continuing rocket attacks. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 , shot down by an SA-11 Gadfly (“Buk”) while ...
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