B-17 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Navigator Flies Again, 68 Years After Final Mission http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/navigator-flies-again-68-years-after-final-mission <p>In September 1944, just nine days before his 23rd birthday, <a href="http://www.388bg.info/servlet/Controller?pageType=detail&amp;id=388-I-NIC04-02&amp;dataType=Person">1st&nbsp;Lt. Don Nicholson</a> boarded the B-17 bomber known as “Little Chum” for a run over Germany. It was his <a href="http://www.388bg.info/servlet/Controller?pageType=detail&amp;id=388-M196&amp;dataType=Mission">26th mission</a> navigating the plane referred to as the "flying fortress."</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:25:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 5166 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Navigator Flies Again, 68 Years After Final Mission