Melvin Fast, 90, holds a 50-caliber machine gun in the nose section of the B-17 bomber Memphis Belle on Monday. Fast was a waist gunner in a different B-17 in World War II. The plane, built in April 1945, is a re-creation of a bomber by the same name and was the plane used in the movie “Memphis Belle.”
Melvin Fast, 90, holds a 50-caliber machine gun in the nose section of the B-17 bomber Memphis Belle on Monday. Fast was a waist gunner in a different B-17 in World War II. The plane, built in April 1945, is a re-creation of a bomber by the same name and was the plane used in the movie “Memphis Belle.” The Wichita Eagle
Melvin Fast, 90, holds a 50-caliber machine gun in the nose section of the B-17 bomber Memphis Belle on Monday. Fast was a waist gunner in a different B-17 in World War II. The plane, built in April 1945, is a re-creation of a bomber by the same name and was the plane used in the movie “Memphis Belle.” The Wichita Eagle

Veterans get chance to take ride on Memphis Belle during stop in Wichita

June 16, 2014 6:40 PM