Tag Archives: War Birds
Former B-25 bomber pilot Art Kimber holds a photo of himself from his Army Air Corps days before taking a flight on the Aluminum Overcast B-17 in Hayward, Calif. Monday, May 7, 2012. (Kristopher Skinner/Staff)

Flying Fortress Makes Annual Stop in East Bay

Before this week, the last time Art Kimber clambered out of a B-17 Flying Fortress, it was 1945 and he was a 20-year-old being ferried home to Fremont from the European Theater after V-E Day. A B-25 pilot, Kimber and his crew had specialized in blowing up bridges on the mountainous border between Italy and […]

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