Deconstructing History: B-17 (2) tv-pg Play video Select your TV provider to log in to have full access to videos Select your TV provider See all providers Don't see your TV provider? Learn more You can access this video on the free HISTORY® apps. *You must verify your TV provider towatch this video on the App Your Parental Control settings do not allow you to view this content. Deconstructing History: B-17 (2 min) tv-pg Known as the “Flying Fortress,” the B-17 was the backbone of the United States’ aerial forces during World War II. Get all the facts and figures.