Nearly 13,000 Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bombers were produced as part of the massive World War II military build-up.
It became one of the most famous, and successful, airplanes ever built.
Production ended in May 1945 and totaled 12,731.
Today, there are a number of B-17 survivors in the United States, and more around the world ... highlights of these survivors are featured in this video.
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