Norden bombsight

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

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

In 1943, the Eighth Air Force's top priority was to destroy the Luftwaffe and its factories, and their B-17s were… Read More

4 years ago

THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE DOOLITTLE RAIDERS AND THE FIRST U.S. AIR STRIKE ON JAPANESE HOME ISLANDS

Even if the Doolittle Raid caused only minor damage, it forced the Japanese to recall combat forces for home defense… Read More

7 years ago