Boston's last moments!

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  1. Wildcat

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    Check out these pics of an unfortunate Boston and it's crew.
     

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    wow, very unusaul to see pics like that.............
     
  3. evangilder

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    Didn't those pics gets posted in another thread? They looked familiar when I first saw them.
     
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    I thought they were familiar too. Nice shot though.
     
  5. FLYBOYJ

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    I've seen them before, that's pretty wild - got one back at ya! Try to feather this engine! :shock:
     

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    Nice pic! 8) Try this...

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    I'd seen that front shot before, is that back shot the same airplane? If so, HOLY CRAP!
     
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    I know a lot of US planes were built tough, but Christ! :shock:
     
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    F-18s are pretty tough too - This came back from a mid-air
     

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    Yeah, I've seen that one before. Amazing!
     
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    Although I'm sure fly-by-wire and computers did help!
     
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    Just a bit drafty...

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    Fade to Black...
     
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    It never ceases to amaze me when I see pictures like that. The B-17 could take alot of damage, and still somehow make it home.
     
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    Wow, amazing pictures! 8)
     
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    the upper turret on the bottom B-17 pic looks wrong............
     
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    It does look like a martin turret, maybe smashed in?
     
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    it hasn't been smashed.......
     
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    It almost looks like someone stepped on it!
     
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    B17, takes al lickin and keeps on tick'n!
     
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