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1948: Crashing B-17s, deliberately

The aircraft that crashed in 1948 were far from the only B-17s modified to fly without onboard crew. Here, four QB-17s of the 1st Experimental Guided Missiles Group fly over New Mexico in April 1946.

From the archive: November 20, 1948

5 Bombers To Be Ditched

Five Air Force radio-controlled “drone” B-17s, the Flying Fortress of World War II, will be crash landed in the waters of …

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1950: A dollar a day to feed a soldier

SFC Arnold S. Scales of Richmond, Va., serves steak at the 43rd Transportation Truck Company, 8th U.S. Army, near Uijongbu, Korea, on 18 June 1951. (Photo: Army Quartermaster Museum)

SFC Arnold S. Scales of Richmond, Va., serves steak at the 43rd Transportation Truck Company, 8th U.S. Army, near Uijongbu, Korea, on 18 June 1951. (Photo: Army Quartermaster Museum)

From the archive: Sept. …

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