Memphis Belle completes its full tour. 70 years ago today.

By | May 17th, 2013|Categories: 70th Anniversary, D Day 70, USAF|Tags: , , , |

Following on from yesterday's post on the Dambusters Raid. Seventy years ago today the crew of the U.S. Army 8th Airforce Bomber 'The Memphis Belle' completed the 25th and final mission of their tour. They were the first crew to complete a full tour of 25 operations since the U.S. Army Air Force arrived in England [...]