EARLY AIR FORCE PHOTOS LATE 1940S - EARLY 1950S

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B-17 Flying Fortress . . P-61 Black Widow

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B-50 an updated B-29 . . . with Boeing Stearmans

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B-36 Peace Keeper w/B-50 . . . C-99 cargo version one-off

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C-82 Flying Boxcar . . and later version C-119

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F-84 Thunderjet . . . sleek but underpowered F-90 of Black Hawk comics fame

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Boing B-47 the first dependable jet age bomber.

True stories of growing up in this era are in Marvin Arnold's book "Flying Stories"

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