L/E of 850
S/N by the Artist and One Pilot
Image Size: 25" x 18.5"
Paper Size: 29" x 22.5"
Plane Type: Boeing B-47 "Stratojet"
The B-47 became the first true modern bomber to
fill the ranks of General Curtiss Lemay’s new
Strategic Air Command. With long range, high
altitude capabilities, the “Stratojet” became the
backbone of SAC in the early 1950s. As fast as many
early jet fighters, with sophisticated defenses and an
operational altitude of up to 40,000 feet, the B-47 was a
strong deterent in the early days of the nuclear
Personally autographed by B-47 test pilot A. M.
COLD WAR WARRIORS by JOHN YOUNG(B-47 Stratojet)@virginiabaderfinearts