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Photo #: USAF 22635 AC
Battle of Midway, June 1942
U.S. Army Air Force B-17E "Flying Fortress" bombers take off from the airfield on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, on 3-4 June 1942.
Plane in the center is an early-model B-17E, with a Bendix remotely controlled belly turret.
U.S. Air Force Photograph.
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12 March 1999