Category Archives: Bomber – Tactical

North American B-25J Mitchell

The United States produced a couple of excellent medium Bombers in World War II.  The B-25 Mitchell is perhaps the best known of those. After the jump, a look at a late war example.

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Junkers Ju 87B-1 Stuka

I fear I’ve overused the word “iconic” since I started this site, but I can think of no more fitting adjective for this airplane. Join me for a look at Germany’s much feared dive bomber after the jump.

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North American A-36 Apache

When is a Mustang not a Mustang?  When its an A-36 dive bomber! This certainly seems like an odd “what were they thinking?” sort of scenario.  But after the jump, we’ll look at a clever improvisation that may have saved … Continue reading

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Martin B-26C Marauder

The Widowmaker The Martin B-26 Marauder had one of the most completely mixed reputations of any World War II aircraft.  After a very poor start, it would finish the war with the lowest loss per mission rate of any allied … Continue reading

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