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Fortresses and Boxcars

image courtesy the Commemorative Air Force Gulf Coast WIng

image courtesy the Commemorative Air Force Gulf Coast WIng

On last month's episode of The Works I talked about the house my grandfather built. This month I talk about the airplane my other grandfather flew. Specifically I talk about the B-17 and the B-24 and why one of those planes is remembered and why the other is mostly forgotten. I talk about form and function and meaning and a bunch of other things that make this discussion of a non-architectural topic surprisingly architectural.

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