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A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft at Albuquerque Airport

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft at Albuquerque Airport

Photographer / Artist: John Fertig

Department: Photo Archives
Date: 1940
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
3 1/4 × 4 9/16 in. (8.3 × 11.6 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of John L. Fertig, Jr.
Object number: PA1995.053.008
DescriptionA few pepole are seen standing near a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress at Albuquerque Airport. 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 at PA1993.001.048.
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