Special B-17 & Her Crew In 1943
America - Remembering back to 1943 and World War II, we received this information from Homer Hawkins concerning the Special B-17 and her crew in 1943. It was a mid-air collision of 1 February 1943, between a B-17 and a German fighter over the Tunis dock area, became the subject of one of the most famous photographs of World War II.
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Comments: I remember the picture and incident well. It was in all the papers and magazines. It contributed to the Fortress' reputation for sturdiness and ability to get it's crews back home. ~LouW 2012-07-24 13:05:09
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