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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-83546) in Agadir in 1949. This aircraft was used as a staff transport during the Korean War and later played a B-17 nicknamed "Memphis Belle" in the 1990 'Memphis Belle' Film. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Fortress Agadir 1949 (French Morocco), 44-83546, B-17G-85-DL, Green Project A/C.'



  • 44-83546

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Topeka 1/4/45; served as VB-17G at Kodiak, Alaska, converted and assigned to Maj Gen Glenn O. Barcus, CO Fighter Command 5AF in Korea; Civil N3703G, first with TBM Inc as Tanker 68E with all-red tailplane in 1974, Porterville. Cal until 1981;...


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:13 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection