This is a B24 like Jack flew preparing to take a flight of tourists. You can see from the pilot that it's ginormous, with four 1200 horsepower motors.
Colonel Harry pointed out that the number of bombs on the side is the number of missions it flew. It's the last remaining B24 that flies and the crew told me it was hella expensive to restore.
This is Colonel Harry. He says he's much too young to have fought in WWII, but he fought in Korea and Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He's 87.
On the other side are the names of crew members for this plane:
Wow. I wonder what their stories are:
What must it have been like for the three gunners in the front turret? The noise, cold, bumpy air, bullets, fear of death...
Jack said there wasn't much room in the turret under the belly and you were a sitting duck: