Douglas B-18A Bolo

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    Nice shot! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    That is one ugly aeroplane... The DC-3 looks so majestic, even sitting stationary, but they managed to turn it into that?
     
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    I liked how the turret popped out. I prefer the rounded nose version vs. the shark nose.
     
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    What? The shark nose is way cooler my brother from another mother!
     
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    For me this plane is in the "friend zone". Somehow in some angles, I can like it but i will never love it.
     
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    Digby. I like this view of it but nope.... still in the friend zone.

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    It's funny, when the Canadians got them due to the laws at the time they had to be rolled across the boarder.
     
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    and that it is is the fastest they ever went...
     
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    Lets have a 3 some

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    The best view i have ever seen of this friend with absolutely no benefits.

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    But I love the art work on the front!
     
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    Imagine if we had to go to war in that?
     
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    #19 GrauGeist, Jan 4, 2015
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    We did!

    The first U.S. U-boat kill of the war was by a B-18 that took out U-654 on 22 August 1942 :thumbleft:
     
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    51st Coast Artillery Bombers Guns at Review in Puerto Rico

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