Boeing B-17: Memphis Belle as played by 'Sally B'
The Memphis Belle was the first B-17F and crew to complete the 25 mission tour that meant the crew could return to the United States. This picture, taken at an airshow during the 1980s, shows the 'Sally B', the only airworthy B-17 in the UK, and one of four B-17s to play the Memphis Belle in the movie of the same name.
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Frederick A. Johnsen
. A well researched and illustrated history of the B-17, with a very strong section on its combat record, an interesting chapter on the efforts made to improve the aircraft (including a number of suggestions that didn't enter production) and a good selection of colour pictures of the aircraft. [see more
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (8 December 2007), Boeing B-17: Memphis Belle , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_B-17_Memphis_Belle.html