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B-17E and crew

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As a small personal project, I attempted to colorize this photo of a B-17E and its crew, taken in 1942. I hope you like it 🙂 Flight crew: pilot, co-pilot, bombardier, navigator, engineer/top turret, radio operator/waist gunner, ball turret gunner, waist gunner, tail gunner. Ground crew: crew chief and ten mechanics. Bomb supply crew: five men. Specialists: Instuments, radios, armaments, parachutes, electrical equipment, ...

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Photo of the day: CH-53 Sea Stallion coming in

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DJIBOUTI (April 25, 2014) –  Landing support Marines assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 22, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), await a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter for a helicopter supply transfer during a U.S.-France bilateral exercise. The 22nd MEU is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout the U.S. Central Command ...

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