The Colorado Forest Trail That Holds A Long Forgotten Secret Of World War II

Those who fought during and lived through World War II are considered to be the Greatest Generation, as they not only helped win the war but survived the Great Depression as well. While World War II seems like it happened a million years ago on a different planet, much of the war was fought (and won!) here on American soil, thanks to (then) modern technology and equipment like the B-17 Bomber plane. While the impressive B-17 Bomber plane can be hard to come by in this day and age, Coloradans can still get a glimpse of one via this little-known crash site and trail:

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