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Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

4/13/1944; 41 minutes

William Wyler's acclaimed World War II documentary follows the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, on their penultimate mission over occupied Europe. Wyler's film was hailed as a vivid representation of what young men engaged in daylight bombing experience. (USA / 1944 / Color / Documentary / dir. William Wyler / with the crew of the Memphis Belle) (#35558)

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