Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
The World War II B-17 Flying Fortress "Memphis Belle" in Memphis in June 1943 on one leg of a nation-wide War Bonds tour. The "Memphis Belle" gained fame for being the first U.S. heavy bomber to survive 25 missions over Nazi-occupied France. It remained in Memphis after the war until 2005, when it went to the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.
"Memphis Belle, 1943" (2021). Memphis. 5.
Memphis Belle (B-17 bomber)