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The story of Walter Beckham, P-47 Thunderbolt pilot and Eighth Air Force’s Leading Ace shot down while pioneering Airfield Strafing Tactics against Luftwaffe Aircraft
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of Walter Beckham, the P-47 Thunderbolt pilot and Eighth Air Force’s Leading Ace shot down while pioneering Airfield Strafing Tactics against Luftwaffe Aircraft
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B-17F “Hell's Angels” was the first bomber to complete 25 missions in the European Theater. But B-17F “Memphis Belle” was the first to complete 25 missions and RETURN to the US. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
B-17F “Hell’s Angels” was the first bomber to complete 25 missions in the European Theater. But B-17F “Memphis Belle” was the first to complete 25 missions and RETURN to the US. Here’s why.
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The headless B-17: this Flying Fortress was hit by an 88mm shell but remained in formation giving the chance to those who survived to bail out safely
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This B-17 was hit by an 88mm shell, remained in formation and gave the chance to those who survived to bail out safely. The story of the headless Flying Fortress.
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The 11 Days that Ended 11 Years of War: the B-52 and Operation Linebacker II
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50 Years Later: Operation Linebacker II. While the brave aircrews from the past are no longer in the USAF ranks, the B-52 Stratofortress continues to serve to this day.
An in-Depth Analysis of why Allied Heavy Bombing on D-Day Failed
Aviation History / Military Aviation
An in-Depth Analysis of why Allied Heavy Bombing on D-Day Failed
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USAF B-1B, F-15Es and RAF F-35B conduct Joint Flypasts over RAF Lakenheath and RAF Duxford for Eighth Air Force 80th Anniversary
Aviation History / Military Aviation
USAF B-1B, F-15Es and RAF F-35B conduct Joint Flypasts over RAF Lakenheath and RAF Duxford for Eighth Air Force 80th Anniversary
The headless B-17: this Flying Fortress was hit by an 88mm shell but remained in formation giving the chance to those who survived to bail out safely
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The headless B-17: this Flying Fortress was hit by an 88mm shell but remained in formation giving the chance to those who survived to bail out safely
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany
Crossbows, Big Bens and Divers: a quick look at Allied Operations against Hitler’s V-Weapons
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Crossbows, Big Bens and Divers: a quick look at Allied Operations against Hitler’s V-Weapons
Norden Bombsight, Formation Bombing and Lead Crews: How American B-17 Bombers Hoped to Achieve Air Superiority during Long-Range Daylight Precision Bombings over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Norden Bombsight, Formation Bombing and Lead Crews: How American B-17 Bombers Hoped to Achieve Air Superiority during Long-Range Daylight Precision Bombings over Germany
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