Boeing "Fortress" B-17 Heavy Bomber · U.S. Army Air Force


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Offset Lithograph on Paper, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 36.7 × 40.6cm (14 7/16 in. × 16 in.)

Physical Description

Colored offset lithograph of three Boeing "Fortress" B-17 Heavy Bombers in battle over water. The bomber in the foreground is dropping bombs and firing at an enemy. An axis aircraft has been hit, and is descending with a trail of smoke behind. Artist is William John Heaslip (1899-1970).


ART-Prints, Original

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