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Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress

Shown here are USAAF B-17E Flying Fortress bombers taking-off from the airfield on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, on 3-4 June 1942. The plane in the centre is an early-model B-17E, with a Bendix remotely-controlled belly turret.

Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress
Bigbird, Oct 5, 2007