In Tennyson’s poem, the eponymous lady is cursed for gazing directly upon Sir Lancelot. She floats downstream to her death. A painting by John William Waterhouse.
One of the crew climbing aboard a Boeing B17 Flying Fortress. The B17 was primarily employed by United States Army Air Force in daylight precision strategic bombing campaign of World War 2 against Germany’s industrial and military targets. The United States Eighth Air Force was based at many Airfields in Central and Southern England.