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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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Krusinski acquitted | Fat Leonard’s rap sheet | Failure in Abbottabad?

Air Force Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, who was accused of drunkenly groping a woman’s buttocks outside a bar, was found not guilty of assault and battery by an Arlington County, Va., jury …

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1957: Curtains for the 1st Armored?

1957: Curtains for the 1st Armored?

The Defense Department considered axing the 1st Armored Division in 1957.

From the archive: September 28, 1957

Manpower Reductions

Secretary Charles E. Wilson’s order for a military manpower cutback to 2,600,000 will …

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