Tail view of a new B-17F (Flying Fortress) bomber ready for flight tests at the airfield of Boeing’s Seattle plant.

Title: Production. B-17 heavy bomber. Tail view of a new B-17F (Flying Fortress) bomber ready for flight tests at the airfield of Boeing’s Seattle plant. The Flying Fortress has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes

Date: December 1942

Photographer: Andreas Feininger

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017696037/

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