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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family

 Subject
Subject Source: Nasm

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Boeing B-17, circa 1930s-1940s

 File — Box One, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents The Early Aviation Photograph Collection is a collection of unknown origins consisting of 328 black-and-white photographic prints and 299 negatives primarily depicting aircraft from the first half of the 20th century. Some airships, airports, pilots, and other subjects are also depicted in the photographs. The collection is arranged into two series: Airplane photographs and Non-airplane photographs. The first series, Airplane Photographs, makes up the bulk of the collection with 156...

69 Squadron Israel Air Force Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1985-07-27-D
Contents of the Collection This collection is comprised of four color photographs of first Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife, Paula, with 69 Squadron, Israel Air Force, inspecting Boeing B-17 aircraft that had participated in Israel's War of Independence in 1948. Included is a detailed description of how three repurposed B-17s shifted Israel's air potential during the war.

John W. Allen World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-04-29-2
Overview John W. Allen was a B-17 navigator during World War II. The collection consists of visual, audiovisual, and textual materials documenting Allen's missions in Europe with the 91st Bomb Group (H), 401st Bomb Squadron.

Ole B. Bennedsen World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011-07-01
Contents of the Collection The Ole B. Bennedsen World War II Collection documents Bennedsen's service as a pilot of Boeing B-17 aircraft on operational missions over Germany near the end of World War II. This small collection includes a Pilot's Flight Log with entries from 1943-1945, a pay card, and a list of all of Bennedsen's 35 operational missions over Germany, which includes the dates and names of German cities. Also present are two black-and-white photographic prints depicting Bennedsen and his "Bonnie Lassie"...

Martha L. (Smith) Bullock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-09-08
Scope and Contents The Martha L. (Smith) Bullock Collection is a small collection of items associated with Bullock's time as a Women Air Service Pilot (WASP) during World War II. The collection includes one folder of photographs and one folder of textual materials. The photographs, all black-and-white, are comprised of four (4) portraits of Bullock with planes and one image of a B-26 in flight over Dodge City, Kansas. The textual items include clippings documenting her flying career after World War II,...

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

Thomas Cooper World War II Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2009-08-13-A
Contents of the Collection The Thomas Cooper World War II Photograph Collection is comprised of 42 photographs mostly taken by Paul A. Payne, with whom Thomas Cooper served in United States Marine Corps in the Pacific theater of World War II. The photographs were taken on Saipan and Tinian in the Mariana Islands between 1944 and 1945. They feature several American aircraft, such as a Northrop P-61, a Douglas C-47, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, and several Boeing B-29s. Many of the B-29 photographs were taken on Tinian...

Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-01-20
Contents of the Collection The Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection is comprised of materials relating to Daniel’s 26-year career as photographer and videographer at the Boeing Company. The collection primarily consists of photographic materials and assorted documents relating to Daniel’s career, as well as seven films, all ranging from the late 1920s to early 1960s.The photographs, which are comprised of 95 black-and-white prints, nine color prints, 22 negatives, and three transparencies, consist of official...

DarkStar, Boeing Robotic Air Vehicle (BRAVE 200), and B-17 Photographs

 Collection — Box Oversize Photo Box 4, oversize: folder
Identifier: 1999-04-29
Contents of the Collection The DarkStar, Boeing Robotic Air Vehicle (BRAVE 200), and B-17 Photographs is a small collection comprised of assorted oversize color photographs depicting the Lockheed Martin RQ-3 Darkstar, Boeing Robotic Air Vehicle (BRAVE 200) in flight, and one black-and-white photograph of Boeing B-17 (Tail #485819) with the caption "Pilotless Aircraft...August 6, 1946."

Joe P. Doetsch B-17B inspection notes

 Collection — Folder One
Identifier: 2019-00-00-6
Content Description This collection consists of notes by Joe P. Doetsch related to his work inspecting B-17B aircraft from about 1939-1940. There are 22 loose pages of notes which appear to have been cut from a notebook, an additional couple sheets of handwritten notes, and three pages of typed aircraft lists. The notebook pages document airplane serial number, its destination, propellor numbers, engine numbers, and other remarks such as pilot name. Additional pages document problems with the aircraft. The typed...

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