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A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress at Albuquerque Airport

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress at Albuquerque Airport

Photographer / Artist: John Fertig

Department: Photo Archives
Date: 1940
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
3 3/8 × 4 5/8 in. (8.5 × 11.7 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of John L. Fertig, Jr.
Object number: PA1995.053.012
DescriptionA Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber at the Albuquerque Airport. There is a truck and another aircraft in the background. The B-17 Flying Fortress was used in WWII by the United States to bomb German military and industrial targets. It was the United States Air Force's most effective bombing aircraft in WWII. The negative for this print is accessioned at PA1993.001.027.
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