the Glen Edwards diaries


"Buffalo Dave" over the Tunisian mountains, 14 Feb 1943. The pilot was Dave Bensley, Glen's tentmate and best friend in North Africa; the photo could well have been taken from Glen's A-20B. Note the skull thumbing his nose, unofficial emblem of the 86th Bomb Squadron. (Photo kindness of John Swancara)

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1. Glen Edwards in North Africa, 24 years old
2. "Buffalo Dave" over Tunisia, 14 Feb 1943
3. Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster under flight test
4. Northrop N-9M scale model in flight
5. N-9M under construction at the Northrop factory
6. XB-35 Flying Wing intercontinental bomber
7. YB-49 Flying Wing over the Mojave Desert
8. YB-49 taking off from Muroc Air Force Base
9. The YB-49 after its record-breaking flight
10. Last of the line: YRB-49 reconnaissance bomber

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