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My Dad Was A Ball Turret Gunner In World War II

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 11.11.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I wasn't the brightest kid. I grew up believing the tale my father told me -- that I had spent World War II being toted around on his back. It wasn't until I was about 9-years-old that I realized the impossibility.

There's An 'Eerily Untouched' WWII Bomber Sitting In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel

In February 1942, after America's first heavy bomber offensive raid of World War II, a bullet-riddled U.S. B-17E bomber crash landed in a remote swamp...

Remains Of U.S. Airman From '46 Crash Identified, To Be Laid To Rest

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Joseph A. Gambardello | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

On Nov. 1, 1946, a B-17 Flying Fortress on a flight from Naples to an airfield outside London slammed into the Mont Blanc mountain range with such for...

WATCH: B-17 Still Has Wings

Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel

There are only about 11 flying B-17s left in the world. But the B-17F from the movie "Memphis Belle" is still trucking and recently arrived at Clevela...

WATCH: World War II-Era 'Flying Fortress' Crashes In Oswego

Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

A World War II-era bomber has crashed in the Chicago suburbs, as authorities try to figure out what caused a damaging fire onboard the craft. The B...