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Visitors at the DeKalb Cornfest inspect a B-17 aircraft brought to the fest by the Arizona branch of the Commemorative Air Force Saturday Aug. 21 at the DeKalb Municipal Airport.

Flying high above DeKalb: A first-hand account of a ride in a B-17 bomber

By Dan Martynowicz | August 24, 2010

As a child, one of my favorite games to play was running around the house with my model B-17 bomber, pretending to be the lead bomber over Nazi-occupied France. On Aug. 16, I was given the opportunity to fly in a B-17 over DeKalb and Northern Illinois...

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