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Start Three - Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress - by Colin E. Bowley

Start Three - by Colin E. Bowley

1944 - Early morning on an 8th Air Force base somewhere in the south-east of England a crew chief with the 361st. Bomb Group signals to the pilot of a B-17G to start his number three engine.

The first production B-17 was delivered in June 1930 and was officially named the Flying Fortress. when production finally stopped in April 1945 with the B-17G model Boeing had built 4,035, Douglas 2395 and Vega (Lockheed) 2250 for a total of 12,731.

19 x 24 inches Acrylic

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