Sometime during the time at Bangor 41-24485 gained a name and a painting on either side of its nose of a girl in a swimsuit. But how had the name and artwork come about? Continue reading What’s In A Name?
Without doubt though a large number of people have each played an important part in ensuring that the aircraft survived … Continue reading The Memphis Belle Memorial Association
“Here is an appraisal of the enemy we are fighting. Here is the advice of men who have taken the war to the enemy. We must not fail to make the most of the experience of men who have pioneered the American task in Europe.” Continue reading The Great 1943 War Bond Tour
Meet the lady that inspired the name of the famous B-17. Continue reading Margaret Polk: THE Memphis Belle
It is hard to understand the true impact of the Memphis Belle without knowing what was happening in World War II … Continue reading The Memphis Belle at War
The Memphis Belle and other B-17F’s live up to the nickname “Flying Fortress.” Continue reading About the B-17F
Meet the men that flew 25 successful missions through these stories and interviews profiling each of them. The Memphis Belle … Continue reading The Crew
Q· How was “Memphis Belle” important to World War Two? A · The “Memphis Belle” and her crew represent all the planes … Continue reading FAQ