Above, a gorgeous aerial view from the machine gunner’s window of the Aluminum Overcast, a fully restored World War II era B-17. For more photos of the plane and the flight, see today’s print edition of the Banner-News. Additional photos will also be posted later today on the Banner-News Blog.
In today’s print edition of the Banner-News, look for the details of last night’s annual Mallory Lecture, and find out when the Angel Tree program will begin offering angels for adoption for Christmas.
You’ll also be treated to the first-class story of Ray Uhrich, of Magnolia, who was captured by the Germans after his very first B-17 mission as part of a navigation crew during World War II. We’ve coupled his tale with the details of a flight taken yesterday on the Aluminum Overcast, a fully-restored WWII-era B-17 bomber plane.
Also in today’s edition, your daily dose of Diary and the latest arrests by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
Don’t miss today’s edition!