Science & Nature

World War II History: B-17 Flying Fortress – Its Design and Place in WWII

The Iconic B-17 Flying Fortress arguably had more effect on winning the war against Germany than any other aircraft. Come learn of its bold design and hear the stories of its effect in the United States victory in WWII.
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Class Experience

Learn the place of the B-17 Flying Fortress in World War II history.
Understand the details of how the B-17 achieved its reputation.
Explore the experiences of the courageous B-17 crews.
I spent eight years in the United States Air Force as a radar technician. Working with the highly mobile radar of a forward air control post I traveled the world in C-130s, was buzzed by A-10s, and became proficient with various weaponry. Since the third grade I have been a student of the history of military aircraft, especially World War II fighters.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Tory AndersonM.A -English, English Teacher, Published Author, Dad and Homeschooler of Eight
368 total reviews
502 completed classes

About Me

Receiving a master’s degree in English from BYU with an emphasis in creative writing was the beginning of a lifelong love affair with all things creative: novels, plays, movies, painting, music, dance, origami, cosplay, juggling, computer games,... 
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