Flak-Bait

Eric Long / Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
March 31, 2015
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Eric Long / Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

The front fuselage of Flak-Bait as it was on display inside the National Air and Space Museum World War II Aviation exhbition. Flak-Bait served with the 449th Bombardment Squadron, 322nd Bombardment Group, Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. This famous B-26 flew from bases in England and, after D-Day (on which it flew two missions), from bases in France and Belgium. (Photo by Eric Long / Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum)