The Real Heroes
Facts and photos from the
crew of the B-17 Sack Rabbit.
Tour several B-17s and other
vintage WWII Warbirds.
VUME - A tribute to the B-17 and those who had the courage to fly them.
During WWII, the mighty 8th Air Force was stationed in East Anglia. The Eastern county
side of Suffolk England was also home the 487th Heavy Bomb Group. Nested at
Lavenham was station 137 and the 839th Bomb Squadron. It was here that the Sack
Rabbit flew dozens of missions over enemy territory. Joe Bodio, navigator,
bombardier, artist and engineer, flew into history. He was part of the 12,700 B-17
Flying Fortresses that helped turn the tide of the Eastern theater.
|Coming soon, the story of the missions. From milk run to being forced down in Lille,
France, the crew of the Sack Rabbit fought each battle with courage, honor and a will to
EXCLUSIVE SHOTS OF B-17
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Feel the wind
through your hair
as you taxi on the
A rare image of the Nine-O-Nine against the back drop of Big Blue near Boston, MA.
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