Wyler considered Farmer "unbearable," in his own words, and the two mixed like oil and water, if even that well.
‘Sally’ is the only airworthy B-17 outside of the USA.
In a film about her and her crew the old mills fly again, too.
The fame the B-17F Memphis Belle is due to the fact that she was the first Flying Fortress of the U. 8th Air Force which could end her 25th mission over occupied Europe without losses.
During the 2nd week of June 2000 the Collings Foundation Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress "909" US Army Air Force SN 44-83575 (N93012) came to the Pacific Northwest stopping at Salem Oregon and then at Aurora Airport south of Portland, Oregon.
Aurora is located 26 miles south of Portland alongside I-5 just below Wilsonville.
I have read of them loading 36 100 lb fragmention bombs in a late 1944 against an airfield.
They would also at times vary the bombs being carried in an raid.
In the Mmovie it’s Bremen, target: Focke-Wulf aircraft plants.
For more about The Memphis Belle: A Story of A Flying Fortress and the The Memphis Belle: A Story of A Flying Fortress Blu-ray release, see the The Memphis Belle: A Story of A Flying Fortress Blu-ray Review published by Propaganda is usually disparaged as the refuge of "them," the evil enemy whose nefarious aims need a little PR boost to help win hearts and minds.
Of course, "they" would no doubt see our morale boosting efforts in the same light.
Operated by B-17 Preservation Ltd and based at Duxford.
She is painted as ‘Memphis Belle’ following her use in the 1989 movie of that name.