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Photo taken by my father (Algy Spurr) in WW2. It was taken at Regina air/LG (landing ground) S. Severo, Italy.
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    Brian Spurr
    Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (299P)
    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (299)
    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (299)
    Boeing
    42-32111
    Regina / San Severo [OFF AIRPORT]
    Italy
    May 1944
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5 months ago
Great shot of a classic bird. I'll always remember the sound of one of these flying at an air show in the early 80's.
New Jersey, USA
5 months ago
One of the surviving 17's flew over my house a few times on memorial day 2010. I live near a local airport and they were giving rides on board We were working on my roof so I couldnt miss it. I feel Lucky to have seen it. Thank your dad for the pic and bless his soul for being there at that time fighting for us all. He's part of the greatest generation. From the time this pic was taken, it would be another year before the war ended in Europe.
5 months ago
Very well said. Thank you for writing what I was having difficulty finding the words for.
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5 months ago
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17   Ireland
4 months ago
Thank you for this photo. My grandfather flew in one of these back to Italy after being liberated from a camp by the americans.

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