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Question 1: Seventeen ex-USAAF Vega-built B-17Gs were used by the ________ under the designation PB-1G.
United States armed forcesUnited States Coast GuardUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States Navy

Question 2: with elements drawn from Fleet Composite Squadron ELEVEN (VC-11) at ________ and Patrol Squadron 51 (VP-51) at NAS North Island in San Diego, California.
Marine Corps Air Station MiramarMarine Corps Recruit Depot San DiegoMarine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine PalmsMarine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Question 3:
What type is thing is B-17 Flying Fortress?
Military
organization
Shooting
Strategic bomber

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  B-17C AAF S/N 40-2074 at Hickam Field. As Capt Raymond T. Swenson landed on 7 December 1941, gunfire set alight the flare storage box amidship, burning the plane in two. One crewman was killed by Zero attack.[68]
  Crashed Model 299
  Under the Cadillac II program the U.S. Navy fitted the AN/APS-20 radar system onto the B-17G, giving the designation PB-1W.
  Captured B-17F-27-BO in Luftwaffe colors, the USAAF-named "Wulf Hound", 41-24585, of the 360th BS/303rd BG, missing in action 16 October 1942. Operated by Kampfgeschwader 200.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Crashed Model 299
  B-17D captured by Japanese army, with marks of Hinomaru
  B-17Bs at March Field, California, prior to attack on Pearl Harbor
  Boeing Y1B-17 in flight

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  B-17G nose detail
  Forrest L. Vosler receiving Medal of Honor from President Roosevelt.
  Rear interior of B-17
  Formation flying through dense flak over Merseburg, Germany

Question 7: 36 aircraft were shot down with the loss of 200 men, and coupled with a raid earlier in the day against ________, a total of 60 B-17s were lost that day.
NurembergRegensburgUlmIngolstadt

Question 8:
How many B-17 Flying Fortresss have been built?
KC-10: 60
12731
3
534

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  B-17D captured by Japanese army, with marks of Hinomaru
  Captured B-17F-27-BO in Luftwaffe colors, the USAAF-named "Wulf Hound", 41-24585, of the 360th BS/303rd BG, missing in action 16 October 1942. Operated by Kampfgeschwader 200.
  B-17G nose detail
  Maynard H. Smith receiving Medal of Honor from War Secretary, Henry L. Stimson.

Question 10:
What company manufactures B-17 Flying Fortress?
















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