A B-17G in flight. I've always thought, since first seeing one as a child, that the B-17 was simply one of the most beautiful aircraft ever made, right up there with the Super Connie, Spitfire, and Mustang.
When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.