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Category Archives: Bomber – Tactical
One of the main bomber types in service with the Luftwaffe at the start of World War II, the Do 17 was a key part of those early operations. Let’s take a look at a familiar and important type.
This brand new, state-of-the-art-the-art fast bomber made quite the splash in 1937. By the time War came it didn’t seem so blazing fast, but it still capable when well supported. Let’s take a look at one of those weapons that … Continue reading
Perhaps the best known Japanese bomber of World War II, the Betty was a modern and dangerous weapon in use from the very start of the Pacific War. Let’s take a look at an early Betty, from a very famous … Continue reading
Another of World War II’s “iconic” types, the He 111 became a symbol of irresistible Nazi air power in the opening months of the War. That lasted for about a year, until the invulnerability myth was shattered in the skies … Continue reading
One of the better known special missions of World War II was flown by a new bomber type making its combat debut.* Let’s take a look at the mission and plane.
Although the race for jet fighters usually gets most of the attention for late war aircraft designs, other types were developed too. Join me for a brief look at the tail end of the global war and the first jet … Continue reading
This medium bomber was the most produced sort used by the Luftwaffe during the war. After the jump, a brief look at this German work horse.
One of the ubiquitous aircraft types of World War II, the Il-2 Sturmovik was used in mass formations over the eastern front to wreak havoc on German armor. Let’s take a brief look at this key close support type.
This is a lesser known aircraft from a lesser known bomb group. But the 417th Bomb Group fought a hard war, in a tough environment, at the end of a long supply chain. After the jump, a look at this Pacific … Continue reading