B17 Fuselage Workers

WWII Colour Photograph 450x330 - B17 Fuselage Workers

This colour photograph from October 1942 looks like it was taken yesterday, its official title is “Workers installing fixtures and assemblies in the tail section of a B-17F bomber at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California.”

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Douglas A-26 Invader

Douglas A 26 Invader NX26BP Bomber 450x330 - Douglas A-26 Invader

The Douglas A-26 Invader is one of the toughest and most versatile planes created during WWII, somewhat amazingly there are still many of them in service fighting fires in the Northwestern United States (as can be seen in the 1989 Spielberg film “Always”).

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303 Ground Crew

world war 2 ground crew 450x330 - 303 Ground Crew

This undated WWII photograph shows a team of men unboxing some .303 ammunition, almost certainly to load it into the wing-guns of the Hawker Hurricane or Spitfire in the background.

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