The B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing that was flown primarily by the United States in late-World War II and through the Korean War. The B-29 was one of the largest aircraft to see service during World War II. A very advanced bomber for this time period, it included features such as a pressurized cabin, an electronic fire-control system, and remote-controlled machine-gun turrets  1943  wem by ruth
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ruth The B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing that was flown primarily by the United States in late-World War II and through the Korean War. The B-29 was one of the largest aircraft to see service during World War II. A very advanced bomber for this time period, it included features such as a pressurized cabin, an electronic fire-control system, and remote-controlled machine-gun turrets 1943 wem
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B-17 construction at the Boeing Aircraft plant near Seattle, Washington during World War II. by ruth
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ruth B-17 construction at the Boeing Aircraft plant near Seattle, Washington during World War II.
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YB-35 were experimental, piston-powered, heavy bomber aircraft developed for the United States Army Air Forces during and shortly after World War II by the Northrop Corporation. by marcia
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marcia YB-35 were experimental, piston-powered, heavy bomber aircraft developed for the United States Army Air Forces during and shortly after World War II by the Northrop Corporation.
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United States' Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber - World War II ... by marcia
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marcia United States' Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber - World War II ...
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The Convair XC-99 was a prototype heavy cargo aircraft built for the United States Air Force. It was the largest piston-engined land-based transport aircraft ever built, and was developed from the B-36 bomber, by marcia
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marcia The Convair XC-99 was a prototype heavy cargo aircraft built for the United States Air Force. It was the largest piston-engined land-based transport aircraft ever built, and was developed from the B-36 bomber,
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Olive-drab painted Boeing B-29 Superfortress bombers, late 1943. by sadie
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sadie Olive-drab painted Boeing B-29 Superfortress bombers, late 1943.
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The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the then United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations.  1938  wem by ruth
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ruth The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the then United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract to build 200 bombers, the Boeing entry outperformed both competitors and more than met the Air Corps' expectations. 1938 wem
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The General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger is a 30 mm, hydraulically-driven seven-barrel Gatling-type rotary cannon that is mounted on the United States Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt II. It is the largest, heaviest and most powerful aircraft cannon in the United States military. The GAU-8 was specifically designed for the anti-tank role, and delivers a very powerful round at a high rate of fire. by meghan
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meghan The General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger is a 30 mm, hydraulically-driven seven-barrel Gatling-type rotary cannon that is mounted on the United States Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt II. It is the largest, heaviest and most powerful aircraft cannon in the United States military. The GAU-8 was specifically designed for the anti-tank role, and delivers a very powerful round at a high rate of fire.
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Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay" by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges Boeing B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay"
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A jet-powered Vietnam War-era F-4 Phantom II flies in formation with a propeller-driven P-51 Mustang from the World War II era. by jayne
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jayne A jet-powered Vietnam War-era F-4 Phantom II flies in formation with a propeller-driven P-51 Mustang from the World War II era.
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The Douglas SBD Dauntless was a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber that was manufactured by Douglas Aircraft from 1940 through 1944. by marcia
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marcia The Douglas SBD Dauntless was a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber that was manufactured by Douglas Aircraft from 1940 through 1944.
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In 1943, Charles B. Hall became the first black fighter pilot to down an enemy aircraft. Hall was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his valor in this World War II action. His squadron presented him with its own reward, a chilled bottle of Coke, a precious commodity in the Mediterranean theater. Hall was a member of the 99th Fighter Squadron. by jolene
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jolene In 1943, Charles B. Hall became the first black fighter pilot to down an enemy aircraft. Hall was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his valor in this World War II action. His squadron presented him with its own reward, a chilled bottle of Coke, a precious commodity in the Mediterranean theater. Hall was a member of the 99th Fighter Squadron.
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The XF5F Skyrocket was the only propeller fighter aircraft flown by the Blackhawks in Quality Comics monthly title Military Comics, which ran throughout World War II. The XF5F remained the Blackhawk Squadron's mount until their conversion to jet aircraft in Quality's re-titled Modern Comics at the start of the jet age. Many of Quality's character and title trademarks were sold to National Periodical Publications (now DC Comics) in 1956. by ivy
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ivy The XF5F Skyrocket was the only propeller fighter aircraft flown by the Blackhawks in Quality Comics monthly title Military Comics, which ran throughout World War II. The XF5F remained the Blackhawk Squadron's mount until their conversion to jet aircraft in Quality's re-titled Modern Comics at the start of the jet age. Many of Quality's character and title trademarks were sold to National Periodical Publications (now DC Comics) in 1956.
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A Very Rare Bird - The North American B-45 Tornado was the United States Air Force's first operational jet bomber.  The B-45 was an important part of the United States nuclear deterrent for several years in the early 1950s, but was rapidly succeeded by the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.  Four B-45s have survived to the present day in the Air & Space museum in Tucson, Az. by abigail
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abigail A Very Rare Bird - The North American B-45 Tornado was the United States Air Force's first operational jet bomber. The B-45 was an important part of the United States nuclear deterrent for several years in the early 1950s, but was rapidly succeeded by the Boeing B-47 Stratojet. Four B-45s have survived to the present day in the Air & Space museum in Tucson, Az.
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Brian Keith - joined the United States Marine Corps (1942–1945). He served during World War II as an air gunner (he was a radio-gunner in the rear cockpit of a two-man Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber in a U.S. Marine squadron), and received an Air Medal. by marcia
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marcia Brian Keith - joined the United States Marine Corps (1942–1945). He served during World War II as an air gunner (he was a radio-gunner in the rear cockpit of a two-man Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber in a U.S. Marine squadron), and received an Air Medal.
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Interior of the rear pressurized cabin of a B-29 bomber, Jun 1944 by roslyn
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roslyn Interior of the rear pressurized cabin of a B-29 bomber, Jun 1944
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Photo of Boeing B-29 Superfortress (N529B) ✈ FlightAware by linda
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linda Photo of Boeing B-29 Superfortress (N529B) ✈ FlightAware
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Paul Newman served in the United States Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. Unable to be a pilot, because he was colour blind,  he was sent instead to boot camp and then received further training as a radioman and gunner. He qualified as a rear-seat radioman and gunner in torpedo bombers, in 1944.   He later flew from aircraft carriers as a turret gunner in an Avenger torpedo bomber. As a radioman-gunner, he served aboard the USS Bunker by HOLLACHE
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HOLLACHE Paul Newman served in the United States Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. Unable to be a pilot, because he was colour blind, he was sent instead to boot camp and then received further training as a radioman and gunner. He qualified as a rear-seat radioman and gunner in torpedo bombers, in 1944. He later flew from aircraft carriers as a turret gunner in an Avenger torpedo bomber. As a radioman-gunner, he served aboard the USS Bunker
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Photo of Boeing B-29 Superfortress (N529B) ✈ FlightAware by linda
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linda Photo of Boeing B-29 Superfortress (N529B) ✈ FlightAware
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Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine, in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions. by guadalupe
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guadalupe Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine, in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions.
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Jadeite first became all the rage in the 1940s and ’50s when the United States was recovering from World War II, and it has now become a very popular antique collectible. by gilda
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gilda Jadeite first became all the rage in the 1940s and ’50s when the United States was recovering from World War II, and it has now become a very popular antique collectible.
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USS Oriskany – nicknamed Mighty O, The O-boat, and Toasted O – was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers completed during or shortly after World War II for the United States Navy in 1945. It was sunk off Pensacola in May 2006. by Wirth, L
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Wirth, L USS Oriskany – nicknamed Mighty O, The O-boat, and Toasted O – was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers completed during or shortly after World War II for the United States Navy in 1945. It was sunk off Pensacola in May 2006.
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The 369th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the Harlem Hellfighters, was a United States infantry regiment that saw action in World War I and World War II. It is known for being the first African-American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. by sharron
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sharron The 369th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the Harlem Hellfighters, was a United States infantry regiment that saw action in World War I and World War II. It is known for being the first African-American regiment to serve with the American Expeditionary Force during World War I.
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Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near by donnakorm
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donnakorm Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near
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The Junkers Ju 388 L-1 Störtebeker was a World War II German Luftwaffe multi-role aircraft based on the Ju 88 airframe by way of the Ju 188. It differed from its predecessors in being intended for high altitude operation, with design features such as a pressurized cockpit for its crew. by nannie
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nannie The Junkers Ju 388 L-1 Störtebeker was a World War II German Luftwaffe multi-role aircraft based on the Ju 88 airframe by way of the Ju 188. It differed from its predecessors in being intended for high altitude operation, with design features such as a pressurized cockpit for its crew.
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Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near
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Jimmy Stewart...WWII.....He was a pilot in the USAF, had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve. See, some actors are real heroes. by mona
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mona Jimmy Stewart...WWII.....He was a pilot in the USAF, had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve. See, some actors are real heroes.
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Inside a B-52 Bomber | Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Cockpit Engine Control Panel by ruth
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ruth Inside a B-52 Bomber | Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Cockpit Engine Control Panel
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Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Betty “Tack” Blake was a Women’s Air Force Service pilot during World War II and a graduate of the first graduating class in 1943 near
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1943 VW Schwimmwagen. 4 wheel drive amphibious with rear propeller. This vehicle was manufactured by Porsche for the German Army during World War 2! by summer
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summer 1943 VW Schwimmwagen. 4 wheel drive amphibious with rear propeller. This vehicle was manufactured by Porsche for the German Army during World War 2!
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B-29 Superfortress by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges B-29 Superfortress
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