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U.S. B-17 Flying Fortress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The B-17 bomber gained fame for its murderously effective daytime raids over Germany. The bomber, dubbed the Flying

Fortress, was equipped with heavy armor and 13 machine guns, both of which proved effective against the attacks of

enemy fighters.

 

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