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Bomb in a pickle barrel trophy

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  • By Danielle Almeter
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018.

Gen Ira Eaker received this commemorative “bomb in a pickle barrel” trophy to recognize his role in the strategic bombing campaign. 

Click here for details about the Memphis BelleTM Exhibit Opening Events May 17-19, 2018.

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